21st January 2020
  • 21st January 2020


Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105 / МиГ-105

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105.11 test orbital vehicle, also known as Experimental Passenger Orbital Aircraft – EPOS (экспериментальный пилотируемый орбитальный самолет – ЭПОС), exhibited in the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow area. The idea of an orbital spaceplane, that could be easily adopted for military purposes, was born as early as 1920s. One of the...

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Kawasaki Ki-48 ´Lily´ / Type 99

by 14th January 2020 0

A full-scale replica of World War II Japanese twin-engine light bomber Type 99 / Kawasaki Ki-48 (Allied reporting name ´Lily´), exhibited in the Museum of the Great Patriotic War in Moscow, Russia. Kawasaki Ki-48, designed in late 1930s, was Japanese approach to the idea of ´high-speed bomber´ – the aircraft capable of carrying independent...

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15UTI / МиГ-15УТИ

by 7th January 2020 0

MiG-15UTI (NATO reporting name ´Midget´) two-seat advanced jet training aircraft, participating in the both flying and static displays of the XIV International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, Zhukovsky, Moscow area. MiG-15 is one of the aircraft that needs no introduction. It was, presumably, the most produced jet aircraft ever, with more than 18,000 aeroplanes...

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Mil Mi-24V (Mi-35) / Mi-2Sz

by 24th December 2019 0

A unique formation display of Czech Air Force Mi-24V (Mi-35) ´3366´ attack helicopter and Mi-2 from Flight Training Centre, performed during Czech International Air Fest 2017. Undoubtedly, the ´Alien Tiger´ is one of the most recognized Mi-24 rotorcrafts. This special painting was made for NATO Tiger Meet 2016, that was held in Zaragoza, Spain...

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Ilyushin Il-2 ´Shturmovik´

by 17th December 2019 0

Ilyushin Il-2 at the static display during the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow area. Although there were more than 36,000 of Il-2 aircraft built during the World War II, there are only few original aeroplanes that survived until today. A few are exhibited in the museums and only two of...

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Mikoyan and Gurevich MiG-29

by 10th December 2019 0

Mikoyan MiG-29s (NATO reporting name ´Fulcrum´) with tactical number ´70´(2960526370) and ´65´ (2960526365), from Polish Air Force, 22nd Tactical Air Base in Malbork, at the Kleine-Brogel air force base (Belgium), September 2017. Every year in September the Kleine-Brogel air base opens its doors for all aviation enthusiasts during the Spotterday organized there. The event...

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Fouga CM-170R Magister

by 26th November 2019 0

Fouga CM-170R Magister, D-IFCC (Quax Flieger) – a photo taken in June, during the spotter day in Nordholz air base (Fliegerhorst Nordholz), organized in addition to the Tag der Bundeswehr 2019 annual open doors event of the German armed forces. Developed in the early 1950s, as the replacement of piston-powered trainers in the French...

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´Tiger tail art´ at NATO Tiger Meet 2018

by 19th November 2019 0

Five tails of five jet fighters from different ´Tiger squadrons´, at the static display during the Aerofestival 2018 in Poznań, Poland – the event that was organized parallelly to NTM 2018, and at this opportunity hosting some ´Tiger´ aircraft at the static display. On the photo there are seen: F-16A Fighting Falcon ´FA-116´, 31st...

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