6 The Airdrome Migalovo Show

The Airdrome Migalovo Show

Posted on June 6, 2011 by team


June 4 a military unit № 21350 opened its doors to visitors. In honor of the 80th anniversary of military transport aviation, the airfield Migalovo became a demilitarized zone for one day, providing taxiways for persons in civilian clothes. Several thousand people walked on concrete slab parkings, regarding aircrafts with interest.

The program of events listed a parade, a rally and a show of soldiers guard company, and even a field kitchen with buckwheat kasha.

All aircrafts were full of people. 5 minutes after the start of the machinery display, turns of people wanting to go inside the aircraft resembled hungry 80’s, when the people stormed the stalls with sausage.

A wing of the IL-76, its area is 300 square meters.

A lift frame.

Leaves of a cargo hatch.

The cargo compartment is equipped with two winches and tracks with rollers (for loading and landing of dumb goods). A two-deck version is available for loading of 245 people.

Navigator’s place.

The control column KVS.

A silicone installation.

Latest versions of IL-76 are equipped with engines PS-90A-76.

The AN-22 “Antey”.

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6 Responses to “The Airdrome Migalovo Show”

  1. Archy Bunka says:

    A. Bunka. What FEMEN wasn’t invited?

  2. Admanta says:

    The IL-76, AN-22 and AN-12 are classic examples of why soviet transport planes are still considered some of the best in the world. Rugged, simple to operate, easy to upgrade and cheep to repair thanks in part to how many of a type were produced making spare parts easy to acquire.

  3. mukmika says:

    Contra-rotating airscrews on the ‘Antey’ are amazing. Are they very noisy? Good pictures, by the way.

  4. testicules says:

    Not quite as attractive as the US variants.

  5. Yojimbo says:

    The An-22s where only used in the USSR they never exported them then.Normally contra-rotating props are pretty noisy.The Tu-95 for example NATO From what I understand you can hear them from a distance even inside another aircraft.

  6. NOSTALGIA says:

    Hm ,Give me MY YOUTH AGAIN!!!!
    I remenbered , when i WAS A CHILDREM ,I LOVE!! to build aircraft or tanks plastic kit – from West Germany or CCCP!!! HA !!
    Do you remenbered – VEB Plasticart from DDR , or OGONIOK from CCCP !!?

    –Ps- sorry for language mistakes

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