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I See an Aircraft Out of My Window

Posted on April 3, 2015 by team

They have done their job in the sky and could simply be destroyed as were many others, but these aircraft were lucky enough to become city decorations. They are used as monuments in residential areas and people like to know that each craft has its own story.

On the first image: Ilyushin Il-18B. Lutsk, Ukraine.

Would you like to see this out of your window?

Beriev Be-12N. Petropavlovsk-Kamcharskiy.

Once it was a combat craft, antisubmarine amphibian aircraft. Today it stands in the military garrison Elizovo.

Lisunov Li-2T. Dixon.

Li-2 is a Soviet military-transport aircraft that was first produced in 1942 in Tashkent  It is based on the passenger plane PS-84 (1939).

Tupolev Tu-124V. Novosibirsk. In winter it stands on its tail, in summer it seems to stand straight. Locals can’t explain why it happens.

Tupolev. Tu-154M. Novosibirsk.

The monument to one of the best jet liners.

Antonov An-24RV. Ufa.

It has already been a computer club, now it serves as a promotion object. Well, it’s still better than decaying. At least it is taken care of.

Ilyushin Il-76TD. Belarus.

This craft is famous for its participation in a movie called “Kandagar”.

Tupolev Tu-104A. Rybinsk. It perfectly suits the city architecture.

Tupolev Tu-134UB-L. Poltava. Ukraine. It’s a true legend of passenger aircraft engineering.

Yakovlev Yak-38. Moscow region. Today it is an exhibit in a technical museum.

Yakovlev Yak-42. Moscow.

Beautifully painted, it stands on the territory of VDNKH.

Let L-410UVP. Kustanai, Kazakhstan. The monument stands near the airport.

Yakovlev Yak-38, Moscow. An exhibit at the Vadim Zadorozhny’s museum.

Mil V-12. Lyubertsy.

The heaviest and the most powerful helicopter ever built in the world. It could carry loads with total mass up to 30 tons.


Antonov An-24RV. Kirovograd. Ukraine.

Does a cool view of the aircraft out of the window count when pricing the apartments in these houses?

Ilyushin Il-18GR. Kursk region. The plane stands on the grounds of a pioneer camp.

Mil Mi-8T (Mi-8TV). Aglatovo, Leningrad region.

The helicopter has been restored, painted and put on the pedestal to decorate the city landscape.


Ilyushin Il-18D. Stavropol. It’s an amusement park exhibit now.

Mil Mi-26. Minsk, Belarus. This craft was one of those that helped to clean up the aftermath at the Chernobyl NPP.

Tupolev Tu-154B-1. Chelyabinsk.

This important board is not actually a monument – presently it’s used as a flight simulator for firemen and rescuers.

Tu-114. Domodedovo airport, Moscow. Destroyed in 2006.

Tu-160 “White Swan”, Poltava. The last one in Ukraine.

Su-25, Voronezh region.

Tu-144, Kazan.

An-246. The cafe under Voronezh, Russia.

Tu-16, an air base in Ukraine.

L-29, Yaroslavl, Russia.

MiG-23, Yaroslavl region.

MiG-15UTI, Near Kubinka, Moscow region.


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2 Responses to “I See an Aircraft Out of My Window”

  1. Waseem says:

    Nice pics, just a small note, last pic on page seven isn’t it MiG-21 F

  2. Tillerman says:

    The Tu-124 on page 3: due to the weight of the snow on the horizontal tail surfaces the aircraft will sit on its tail. When the snow starts melting, the aircraft will come back to rest on the nose-wheel.

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