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Lavochkin La-250A / Ла-250A

Lavochkin La-250A ´Anaconda´ (Ла-250A «Анаконда»), the fourth prototype of high-altitude interceptor, open-air exhibition at the Central Air Force Museum in Monino, July 2017. With continuous growth of the jet-powered aviation, that arrived in the mid-1950s, […]

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Dassault Rafale M

Dassault Rafale M (´15´, c/n 31), Flottille 12F, Aéronavale (French Naval Aviation), NATO Tiger Meet 2014, Fliegerhorst Schleswig/Jagel, June 2014. A French-made, twin-engine multirole fighter aircraft known as the Dassault Rafale was officially introduced in […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

19 June 1952

The maiden flight of Yakovlev Yak-25 (NATO reporting name Flashlight), turbojet interceptor aircraft. Yak-25 (initially developed as Yak-120) was answering the requirements for a long-range, high-altitude interceptor fighter, to be used in the northern and […]