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Beriev A-50U / А-50У

Beriev A-50 / А-50У airborne early warning and control aircraft, NATO reporting name: Mainstay (´41´ Taganrog / Таганрог), static display at International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, Zhukovsky, July 2017. The story of Soviet airborne […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

5 June 1969

A prototype of Tupolev Tu-144 passenger jet went supersonic for the first time, becoming the first passenger jet to break the sound barrier. Tupolev´s jet did this a four months before its only competitor – […]

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MiG -AT / МиГ-АТ

MiG-AT (project 821) prototype of twin-jet advanced training aircraft, shown at the static exhibition of XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky, Moscow area. MiG-AT was among the projects proposed within the Soviet […]