The Museum of civil aviation is located in Ulyanovsk near an airport. It is a unique place that you just shouldn’t miss if you like planes.
The Antonov An-14 “Pchelka” was designed to replace the An-2, but it could not do this. Its mass production began in 1966 and ended in 1972. The An-2 started to be manufactured only in 1992.
The AN-24 is a passenger turboprop aircraft for the lines of small and medium ranges. In 1963 it began to make regular passenger flights between Moscow, Voronezh, and Saratov (its capacity is 50 passengers).
The Mielec M-15 is a jet agricultural aircraft, developed and manufactured in Poland in the 1970s by an order of the USSR. A strange arrangement corresponds to tasks performed by this airplane.
«Let L-410 Turbolet» is a universal twin-engine aircraft for local airlines, which replaced the AN-2. It is the first aircraft of foreign production that flew in the Soviet air lines. Its other names: L-410, Let, Let A-410, Turbolet, Cheburashka, Elka.
The Mil Mi-8is a Soviet/Russian multipurpose helicopter, developed in the early 1960s. It is the most popular twin-engined helicopter in the world, and it is also included in the list of the most popular helicopters in the aviation history. It is widely used for many civilian and military purposes.
The Mil Mi-4 is helicopter of the middle class. It had a lot of modifications.
The Mil Mi-2 is a Soviet multipurpose helicopter, developed in the early 1960s. It is widely used for many civilian and military roles. Before the end of its production in 1992, more than 5400 units had been built.
The Mil Mi-6 is a heavy military transport helicopter. It is the first mass production helicopter in the world that was equipped with two turboprop engines with the free power turbine. Its layout scheme is considered to be classic. The Mi-6 had the greater load-lifting capacity during those times. It set various world records.
The Ilyushin IL-62 is a passenger aircraft for ultra extent airlines. It was produced serially in 1966-1995. A total number of manufactured aircrafts is 277. Several world records for speed and range of a flight was established by the IL-62. For several decades the IL-62 served as the “board number 1″ for the transport of the Soviet leadership.