Aviation Photo #4358631 Tupolev Tu-142MK-E - India - Navy

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A few years ago (Feb 2013) I had the incredible privilege of walking on top of a Russian Airforce IL-76 at Yelahanka AFS, Bangalore after getting down I thought, 'what can possibly top this?' Well, I guess witnessing a South Indian dawn from the top of this colossus has to be it! - for now ;-)
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    Vishal Jolapara
    India - Navy
    Tupolev Tu-142MK-E
    Tupolev Tu-95/142
    Tupolev Tu-95/142
    Arakkonam - Rajali
    March 26, 2017
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61   India
2 years ago
Brilliant shot, Vishal! keep them coming !
233   India
2 years ago
Thank You Sanat.
2 years ago
Are these birds in flying condition?
233   India
2 years ago
Two are. This airframe flew it's last flight on March 29, I'm sure the Navy will keep it alive to see if it can go to another base to be a gate guardian.

IN312 flew to Visakhapatnam to be a museum exhibit​ on April 8.
British Columbia, Canada
2 years ago
Just fantastic...well done.

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