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Soviet Jet Ranges?  
User currently offlineThvgjp From Ukraine, joined Mar 2002, 158 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

I am currently reading REG Davis book on Aeroflot and in it there are comparisons of the soviet planes to western counterparts. My question is in nearly all cases the Soviet planes have much lower range figures listed than the western counterparts taht are about the same size. Could those Soviet engines be such gas hogs??

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User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2105 times:

Alot of them do have short ranges, but some have good range like the Tu114 and Il62.

Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8530 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1865 times:


And if you're reading Aeroflot: An Airline an its Aircraft you rock because that book is way cool. So are the Pan Am and Delta editions (and I want the TWA and Eastern ones too).

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