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...Jump to post
After close examination of the similar video
those unknown words K and Sh(Ш) are in my opinion pilot's articulation (or more precisely - abbreviation) of the Russian word ' Хорошо!' (Okay)...
Monument to the crew of the Tu-144 CCCP - 77102 at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow:
http://sm.evg-rumjantsev.ru/cosmonauts/ ... rave2.html
JannEejit wrote: Is there a memorial at the site of the Tupolev crash ?
Photos from the site...
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.
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 ...Jump to post
Accident and Incident Investigation in Soviet Practice
Last moments of people onboard AW169 ... R.I.P.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... On58NfaSXg
link in English...
https://glashrvatske.hrt.hr/en/news/dom ... e-to-fire/
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...Jump to post
Link from TASS news agency:
Contract signed for delivery of four + six options to USA, five will be sold to Chile says press release from TANTK Beriev company...
A nice video of Belarus Il-76 crew work during take-off and landing.
Pilot's both hands are almost 'glued' on a steering column yoke...
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post