18th September 2020
  • 18th September 2020

Articles Posted by Piotr Dudek

Tupolev Tu-95MS “Saratov”

by on 27th August 2019 0

Tu-95MS “Saratov” (tactical no. Red 10, registration RF94128) turboprop strategic bomber on static display during MAKS 2017. Tupolev Tu-95 strategic bombers (NATO designation: “Bear”) have been true workhorses of the Soviet and later Russian Long Range Aviation being one of the components of the country’s nuclear deterrence system. First flown in November 1952 (Tu-95/I with […]

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Sukhoi S-70’s maiden flight

by on 8th August 2019 0

On August 3, 2019 the Russian Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik-B (Hunter-B) made its first flight from one of the airfields under control of the Russian MoD (most probably Chkalov State Flight Test Centre at Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan Region). S-70 took off at 12:20 Moscow time and made several circles around the airfield at the altitude of 600 […]

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LOT Polish Airlines has its “Retrojet”

by on 2nd August 2019 0

In December 2018 LOT Polish Airlines celebrated its 90th anniversary. Apart from obvious official ceremonies that were held on this occasion, the management of the national carrier prepared a nice surprise for its passengers and aviation enthusiasts, introducing a beautiful retro livery on one of its Embraer ERJ-175 regional jet. Many airlines paint selected aeroplanes […]

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Letter from the editor – July 2019

by on 29th July 2019 0

Dear Friends, When we started our project few months ago, we were full of true enthusiasm, we were driven by adrenaline and sincere passion. On the other hand, we were also anxious whether Afterburner would gain a stable group of recipients and fans. However, those fears turned out groundless. Our webpage as well as our […]

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Victory Day Parade 2019 in the air – news

by on 19th April 2019 0

The Russian MoD has revealed some information on the aviation part of the Victory Day Parade that will traditionally be held on May 9 over the Red Square in Moscow. We may expect some interesting new stuff. According to the information released by the MoD 74 aircraft will take part in the Victory Day Parade […]

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