22nd January 2020
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105 / МиГ-105

by on 21st January 2020 0
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... Read More

Kawasaki Ki-48 ´Lily´ / Type 99

by on 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... Read More

Ilyushin Il-2 ´Shturmovik´

by on 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... Read More

A walk through the resting place of aviation legends

by on 11th November 2019 0
November usually is the month in which we especially remember those who passed away. At this special time of the year, we´d like to share with you an article different than usual – a walk through one of the most famous cemeteries in Eastern Europe, the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow, telling you the story... Read More

Without a sunset, there still was an amazing show – 7th Sanicole Sunset Airshow 2017

by on 30th September 2017 0
With just seven editions, the Sanicole Sunset Airshow is still the younger brother of the well-known Sanicole International Airshow which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017. Despite this young age, the sunset show already gathered a group of loyal supporters who arrive to Sanicole on Friday, two days before the main aviation event. Those... Read More

International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 – facts and figures

by on 31st July 2017 0
The gates of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 are already closed, allowing us to summarize the 2017 edition with some key facts, statistics and related news. The history of the Russian aviation exhibitions started 25 years ago with the ´MosAeroShow´ organized at Zhukovsky in August of 1992. Then, this first Russian ´aerosalon´... Read More

The newest, the finest and the legendary – the static aircraft display at MAKS-2017

by on 29th July 2017 0
During the six days of its operation more than 450,000 people visited the 13th edition of the biennial Russian biggest aviation event, the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. The specialised public and other visitors could follow the flight programme with 90 participating aircrafts in solo and team displays, the presentation of the aviation... Read More
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