MILITARY AVIATION

On the Arctic Circle duty

Approximately a month ago we have informed about the first regular, although still called ´experimental´, deployment of the Northern Fleet fighter aircraft to Novaya Zemlya archipelago. Now, MiG-31BM interceptors of the 98th Separate Mixed Aviation […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

12 February 1914

The second prototype of ´Ilya Muromets´ performed a demonstration flight with 16 passengers, setting a new world record for number of passengers carried. Although Igor Sikorsky is usually associated with helicopter industry and known as […]

AIR SHOW NEWS

´ARMY-2021´ to be held this August

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has announced the date of the International Military-Technical Forum ´ARMY-2021´ (Международный военно-технический форум «АРМИЯ-2021»). In accordance with the ordinance issued by the Government of Russia, the ´ARMY-2021´ […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

29 January 2010

Maiden flight of Sukhoi PAK FA prototype, the aircraft also known as Sukhoi T-50 (company designation) and then as Su-57 (NATO reporting name: Felon, although unconfirmed). The roots of a Russian new generation fighter programme […]