10 Testing Endurance Of Airplanes

Testing Endurance Of Airplanes

Did you know that not every plane can be reliable enough? Let's visit a workshop with restricted access where static load tests of
aviation equipment used to be performed. The tests ensured that the plane wouldn't be broken in the air due to heavy loads.
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7 Modern Military Equipment Of MAKS-2011

Modern Military Equipment Of MAKS-2011

The final set of pictures taken at the International salon MAKS-2011 show air defense
facilities, helicopter engines, ground engines, night observation devices, etc.
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7 The Exhibition Of Unmanned Aircraft Models

The Exhibition Of Unmanned Aircraft Models

A great deal of unmanned aircraft models were presented at
the MAX-2011 exhibition. Some of them are shown below.
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13 What is So Terrible in the Main Hospital of Sevastopol?

What is So Terrible in the Main Hospital of Sevastopol?

"Sevastopol's City Hospital №1 named after Nikolay Pirogov is one of the most powerful medical institutions created in Ukraine. It includes a hospital with 792 beds, 4 outpatient clinics and the department of family medicine" - these words can be read on the official site of the hospital on the Internet. This summer, the hospital was visited by the Prime Minister of Ukraine. He was quite horrified by that what he saw. He said: "Most of
the buildings of the hospital were built in the 19th century, after the war. Wards are in a terrible condition! It seems that since the battle of Sevastopol nothing has changed here!" Right after the visit of the Prime Minister it was decided to demolish one of the buildings and construct the new one in its place... But what was so terrible in that what the Prime Minister saw? Let's see ourselves.
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12 The Hydro Power Station Of Krasnoyarsk: Past And Present

The Hydro Power Station Of Krasnoyarsk: Past And Present

Today we'll make a journey into the past of one of the biggest hydro
power stations in the world and see what it looks like today.
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5 The Military Polygon In Mulino

The Military Polygon In Mulino

Would you like to see how soldiers are trained to use bombardment and
rocket-launching artillery? Welcome to the Gorokhovetsky polygon in Mulino then.
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26 Trial Model of a Russian Superjet

Trial Model of a Russian Superjet

A new Russian airplane Sukhoi Superjet 100 was demonstrated at the aviation show MAX-2011. This unique vehicle is claimed to have no analogues.
The plane that is shown in the picture is related to a trial version and has some shortcomings that need to be eliminated in future.
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8 Semi-Abandoned Concrete Producing Plant

Semi-Abandoned Concrete Producing Plant

The plant producing concrete units is semi-abandoned today. Only one part of it is engaged
in manufacture of different products including border stone and panel plates.
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12 The Most Expensive And Unique Hotel In the World

The Most Expensive And Unique Hotel In the World

The Russian company "Orbital Technologies" is going to create a hotel in Earth's orbit at an altitude of 350 kilometers from the surface. The unusual hotel will be able to accommodate
seven guests. It will be opened by 2016 and will probably become the most expensive hotel in history. A five-day stay will cost you about 5 million rubles (about $ 180.000).
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11 Treatment Of Waste Water In The Gulf Of Finland

Treatment Of Waste Water In The Gulf Of Finland

Saint-Petersburg central aeration station located near the Gulf of Finland takes in sewage wastes that come
from the central part of the city. Let's see how they process the water before it enters the Gulf.
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