The Ministry of the Aviation Industry and the Ministry of Civil Aviation have opened a show at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport for the coming 50th anniversary of Soviet government.
GV PAN TU-114
SV Engine of AN-22
SV People boarding AN-22
SV PAN up to nose of AN-22
CU People walking round
SV PAN YAX-40
SV Steps lowered at rear
SV & CUs YAX-18 (4 shots)
GV & XXX AN-2
SVs BE-30 (2 shots)
SVs Mill Helicopters
GV Mill-lox (3 shots)
SV & CU Russian military
GV TU-16 Badger
GV MIC E-166 (Fastest plane in the world)
GV MYA-14 Bison
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Background: The Ministry of the Aviation Industry and the Ministry of Civil Aviation have opened a show at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport for the coming 50th anniversary of Soviet government.
The show traces the development of the air services in the half century, up to the latest achievements.
The AN-22, or Antei, is the world's biggest heavy transport plane. It can lift 80 tons to an altitude of 6,500 meters, with a range of 11,000 kilometers. The Antei can carry excavators, building machinery, bridge spans, railway cars, and heavy weapons at a speed of 740 kilometers per hour.
The IL-62 turbojet passenger liner does 900 kilometers per hour. It takes 186 passengers.
The YaK-40 is a new passenger jet. It can take off and land on earth strips. ??? powerful engines make flight safe even if two of the engines have trouble. The YaK-40 does 700 kilometers per hour and can fly 1,600 kilometers non-stop.
Designer Yakovlev has arrested this new multi-purpose YaK-18 Sports pilots are pleased with its double controls. There are four seats.
The highly reliable AN-2, flying local routes, is soon to be replaced by this elegant 15-seater BE-30 for passengers, mail, and cargo. Its capacity is 480 kilometers per hour and a range of 1,300 kilometers.
There was an impressive show of helicopters, from the mini KA-26k to the giant crane Mi-10k.
Visitors are impressed by the military aircraft, including turboprop strategic missile-carrying bombers, supersonic fighter-interceptors, and long-range multi-purpose jet missile-carriers. Every one of the Soviet Union's defense aircraft if a reliable weapon.