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by mach144
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?
Replies: 46
Views: 9119

Re: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?

Former Soviet Union (now Russia) has built many biggest things in aviation: the largest helicopter Mil V-12; the fastest SST Tu-144; the heaviest bomber Tu-160 Blackjack; the heaviest cargo plane An-225,... but none of them was designed (except Tu-144 ) for civil use. They designed aeroplanes for mi...

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by mach144
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mriya/Ruslan landing checklist
Replies: 7
Views: 1955

Re: Mriya/Ruslan landing checklist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbdq79k8d3Y

those unknown words K and Sh(Ш) are in my opinion pilot's articulation (or more precisely - abbreviation) of the Russian word ' Хорошо!' (Okay)...
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After close examination of the similar video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbdq79k8d3Y

those unknown words K and Sh(Ш) are in my opinion pilot's articulation (or more precisely - abbreviation) of the Russian word ' Хорошо!' (Okay)...

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by mach144
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.
Replies: 33
Views: 6514

Re: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.

http://sm.evg-rumjantsev.ru/cosmonauts/ ... rave2.html
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Monument to the crew of the Tu-144 CCCP - 77102 at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow:

http://sm.evg-rumjantsev.ru/cosmonauts/ ... rave2.html

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by mach144
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.
Replies: 33
Views: 6514

Re: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.

https://www.aerosteles.net/steleen-goussainville-tu144
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JannEejit wrote: Is there a memorial at the site of the Tupolev crash ?

Photos from the site...
https://www.aerosteles.net/steleen-goussainville-tu144

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by mach144
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.
Replies: 33
Views: 6514

Re: Concorde & TU144 Paris crash locations.

Beside the site of the crash, they share something else - exact cause of the accident somehow remains a mystery...

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by mach144
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Adria Airways (JP) cancels LOI for 15 Superjets
Replies: 55
Views: 12930

Re: Adria Airways (JP) signs LOI for 15 Superjets

https://www.24ur.com/novice/gospodarstv ... letal.html (in Slovene language)

Adria decided not to buy 15 Sukhoi Superjets after negotiation about long and stable partnership with Russian SCAC failed.
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Adria cancelled a letter of intent to buy Sukhois...

https://www.24ur.com/novice/gospodarstv ... letal.html (in Slovene language)

Adria decided not to buy 15 Sukhoi Superjets after negotiation about long and stable partnership with Russian SCAC failed.

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by mach144
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last oportunity to fly a Tu134 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 3458

Re: Last oportunity to fly a Tu134 May 2019

ewt340 wrote:
It's not as excited as TU-144 though.

:wave:

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by mach144
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: PAE An-124 Spoolup
Replies: 10
Views: 2447

Re: PAE An-124 Spoolup

At runway line-up point just before take-off roll An-124 warms-up all four engines at 70% nominal (max. cruising) power for two, four or six minutes (depending on take-off weight, outside temperature and aerodrome location). One minute before start high-lift devices are set in take-off position and ...

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by mach144
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: helicopter crash in Leicester
Replies: 33
Views: 9441

Re: helicopter crash in Leicester

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... On58NfaSXg
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Last moments of people onboard AW169 ... R.I.P.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... On58NfaSXg

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by mach144
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737-82W emergency landing in ZAG
Replies: 1
Views: 1088

Re: Pegasus 737-82W emergency landing in ZAG

https://glashrvatske.hrt.hr/en/news/dom ... e-to-fire/
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link in English...

https://glashrvatske.hrt.hr/en/news/dom ... e-to-fire/

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by mach144
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737-82W emergency landing in ZAG
Replies: 1
Views: 1088

Pegasus 737-82W emergency landing in ZAG

Pegasus Airlines B-737-82R TC-AMP today at 14.40 CET declared emergency due fire indication in a cargo compartment and safely landed at 15.02 in Zagreb Airport (ZAG/LDZA). All passengers evacuated. Fire brigade scrambled, happily no intervention needed. Link (in Croatian): http://hr.n1info.com/a3363...

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by mach144
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Be-200s for USA
Replies: 51
Views: 11657

Re: The Russians Are Coming... Be-200s for USA

https://tass.ru/ekonomika/5539477

Contract signed for delivery of four + six options to USA, five will be sold to Chile says press release from TANTK Beriev company...
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Link from TASS news agency:

https://tass.ru/ekonomika/5539477

Contract signed for delivery of four + six options to USA, five will be sold to Chile says press release from TANTK Beriev company...

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by mach144
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AN-12 Cargo Aircraft Crew?
Replies: 15
Views: 2315

Re: AN-12 Cargo Aircraft Crew?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuRzsoGNNU8

Pilot's both hands are almost 'glued' on a steering column yoke...
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A nice video of Belarus Il-76 crew work during take-off and landing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuRzsoGNNU8

Pilot's both hands are almost 'glued' on a steering column yoke...

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by mach144
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AN-12 Cargo Aircraft Crew?
Replies: 15
Views: 2315

Re: AN-12 Cargo Aircraft Crew?

According to Flight Manual An-12's flight crew consists of minimum 5 members (captain - commander of an aircraft, first officer - copilot, flight engineer, navigator and radio operator). Sixth crew member is usually loadmaster. On Soviet era aircraft is behind the pilots positioned a flight engineer...

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by mach144
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on with this supersonic TU-144?
Replies: 17
Views: 4674

Re: What's going on with this supersonic TU-144?

more pics... https://fotografersha.livejournal.com/ (scroll to Tu-144 photo, captions in Russian only) Water salute to the Tu-144 at Moscow Zhukovsky airport on the occasion a chartered Tu-134 airliner brought participants of this year action called 'Flight on behalf of flying' (russian "Полет ...

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