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Hawker Hunter Mk.58

by on 3rd March 2020 0
Hawker Hunter Mk.58 ´Graffiti Hunter´ (a former Swiss Air Force ´J-4015´), at the static display during Zigermeet 2019 in Mollis, Switzerland. Hawker Hunter was introduced into the Swiss Air Force in late 1950s, as a winner of the 1957 contest for the new jet fighter. An order for 100 aircraft was placed in January... Read More

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

by on 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... Read More

Russian Aerospace Forces, not only by its name

by on 6th January 2020 0
The Russian Aerospace Forces were established on 1st August 2015, and their structure is comprised of three branches: the Air Force, the Aerospace and Missile Defence Forces and the Space Forces. Are the Russian Space Forces the real military unit, capable of performing their tasks in the outer space, or is it only a... Read More

XIV International Aviation and Space Salon – a short overview of MAKS-2019

by on 2nd January 2020 0
XIV International Aviation and Space Salon (Международный авиационно-космический салон), usually also called ´MAKS-2019´, was held at Zhukovsky International Airport / Gromov Flight Research Institute, Moscow area, between 27th August and 1st September 2019. The 14th edition of the biggest aviation event in Russia, being both the air show and trade fair, attracted more than... Read More

Rostec completed the delivery of attack helicopters for 2019

by on 29th December 2019 0
Russian Helicopters company announced that the delivery of over 20 attack helicopters to the Russian Ministry of Defence was finalized recently, and therefore the manufacturing company fully completed the state defence contract for 2019. All rotorcrafts successfully passed acceptance tests and were added to the Russian Aerospace Forces inventory. ´The companies that are the... Read More

Letter from the editor – December 2019

by on 16th December 2019 0
December… The smell of mistletoe, pine mixed with the sound of jingle bells, Christmas carols and… song-which-we-all-know-but-rather-not-mention by Wham…  This last month of the year usually makes us stop and think about the passing year – was it good, or just so-so; did we realize all our plans or not? Here, at Afterburner –... Read More
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