6 Volunteers Fix Planes in Monino Museum

Volunteers Fix Planes in Monino Museum

Posted on April 30, 2014 by tim


As spring goes on, the Russian aviation museum in Monino decided to open its doors for volunteers.  The museum hosts more than 580 items: planes, helicopters etc stationed on 98 acres of land. This size of territory attracts many of “black” visitors – groups of people penetrating the place from outside to make bootleg photos and sometimes get a piece of the memorabilia from the planes. Partly due to this some of the planes are in need of restoration and renovation. And here where the volunteering effort comes into play.


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6 Responses to “Volunteers Fix Planes in Monino Museum”

  1. Bill says:

    Outstanding photos of some classic Russian aircraft. Wish I could help out.

  2. Nergol says:

    The helicopter at the top of Page 4 is actually American – a Piasecki H-21. This particular one was given by Eisenhower to Khruschov as a gift in the late 1950s, and eventually ended up in Monino. It’s a rare bird even in America – I hope they can find the parts to restore it in Russia.

  3. Rudolf Straßburg says:

    Great Picture , I was in 2011 from Germany in Monino.

  4. Bill says:

    I thinkNixon gave a Sikorsky single rotor presidential type to Brezhnev.

    • JustMe says:

      Model 44A N74056 at Central Air Force Museum in Monino, Moscow area. U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon gave it as a gift to Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev.

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