4 The Museum of the Military Soviet Aircraft

The Museum of the Military Soviet Aircraft

Posted on August 6, 2012 by kulichik

The military field we’ll visit today contains military transport aircraft and long-distance radar intelligence collection aircraft.

The museum of military transport aircraft is located on the nearby territory.

Li-2 is a Soviet military aircraft. Its production started in 1942. It was a license-built version of the Douglas DC-3.

An-2TD is a Soviet is a light military transport aircraft.

The Il-14 was a Soviet twin-engine commercial and military personnel and cargo transport aircraft that first flew in 1950, and entered service in 1954. It was developed in the end of 1940 to replace old Li-2 and Il-12. The first flight was made on 13 Jule 1950.

A model of An-22 in front of the entrance to the museum.


The museum of military and transport aviation was opened on 14 August 1994 at the Russian Air Force’s combat employment and retraining center.


‘Aviation squadron formation of French patriotic pilots ‘Normandy’ occurred in the building in 1942-43′.

A steering-wheel.

An-22 model.

Pilots who died in Afghanistan.

Heroes of the past.


The An-12BK-PPS was not exported to allied countries, with one exception – the Indian Air Force received 4 aircraft of this type. It was extensively used in service until the end of the 1980s. The type mostly served along the USSR’s borders during military training. After the break-up of the Soviet Union, the An-12BK-PPS remained in service only in the Russian Air Force. Several machines are still in service today.

IL-76 MD.

An-26 is a modification of An-24.


Pilot’s cabin.

Il-22M rose high to explore weather conditions.

The sentry will start their duty in several minutes.


They move by bicycles along the air field.


It was exploited in 1984 for the first time.

The crew is ready to fly!






Location: Ivanovo

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4 responses to “The Museum of the Military Soviet Aircraft”

  1. James says:

    Good job, ER! This is the stuff of your reputation. Keep it up.

  2. Herman the German says:

    I think, some of the descriptions are wrong.
    Example: “An-26 is a modification of An-24” the pic shows an AN-22. But still: Nice pictures 🙂

  3. Bobble Hat says:

    Great photos, nice to see inside that A50, that’s a rare sight.

  4. Tillerman says:

    I’m starting to HATE the video of the day! Everytime I open another page of this , otherwise excellent, website that tune starts!!

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