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Seriously Cool Aircraft Still Flying In Russia  
User currently offlineFerrypilot From New Zealand, joined Sep 2006, 897 posts, RR: 3
Posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5104 times:

There seem to be some seriously cool aircraft still flying in Russia. Someone should tell those guys they could steal any warbird airshow in the West if they bring those two for us to see.

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User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6428 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 5008 times:

The photog needs to use a slower shutter speed to not make it look as if they are practicing emergency procedures Big grin


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User currently offlineFerrypilot From New Zealand, joined Sep 2006, 897 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4921 times:

Since you mention that, I noticed that both propellors on both aircraft appear to be in almost exactly the same position. ...Which is an almost impossible coincidence.
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User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4882 times:

This is in Ukraine, not Russia.

User currently offlineFerrypilot From New Zealand, joined Sep 2006, 897 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4826 times:

Quoting Alessandro (Reply 3):
This is in Ukraine, not Russia.

Well for most of my life the Ukraine was in The USSR. ...However I apologize to the Ukrainian people for that mistake.


User currently offlineStirling From Italy, joined Jun 2004, 3943 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 4797 times:

Since we are on the subject of very cool Russian Aircraft, that may or may not actually be in Russia, check this dude out!


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User currently offlineFerrypilot From New Zealand, joined Sep 2006, 897 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 4727 times:

Guess that would be the go faster version!

User currently offlineJakTrax From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 4936 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4611 times:

Quoting Stirling (Reply 5):
check this dude out!

Yes, since the collapse of the Tu-144 project I believe this was all they could come up with.....  Wink

Obviously Tupolev are on a mighty tight budget of late!

On a more serious note, I reckon these days ANY Russian/Soviet aircraft is exceptional - let's face it, they're getting rarer and rarer by the day!

Karl


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