Aviation Photo #1534580 Tupolev Tu-22M3 - Russia - Air Force

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The Backfire take-off on an afterburning!
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Photo Added: June 04, 2009

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9 years ago
Russia leads the fight against global warming. They have their bombers runing on LP Gas !
God bless the migthy Reds.
9 years ago
Very nice, a backfire with fire in the back... ;-)
9 years ago
Thats actually not LPG, the russians just managed to build the hyperspace engines from star wars out of old tanks, jets and some uranium. lol, really though blue afterburners? explanation anyone?
9 years ago
Tovarisch Bryansky — you're good catcher! Molodetz!
To visitor from Austrlia: I think he's not on an afterburner, just full throttle. Tupolev's engines are though enough.
8 years ago
I just need to say that this bird is really clean. oO"
6 years ago
Interesting angle and light conditions. Allows view of radar controlled rear cannon.

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