11 Secret Russian Helicopter MI-10PP

Secret Russian Helicopter MI-10PP

Only two of these helicopters have survived until now -
they are huge Russian transport helicopters, MI-10PP.
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3 Unathorized Penetration To The Helicopter Base

Unathorized Penetration To The Helicopter Base

It's always interesting to be at an airfield with old helicopters and aircraft. This one has recently been extended by one more
parking rank. So we are going to the place located not far from St. Petersburg to see some more abandoned vehicles.
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6 KA-15G Amphibious Helicopter

KA-15G Amphibious Helicopter

Here we have a few rare shots of a one-of-a-kind Russian Soviet KA-15G amphibious
helicopter that could land on water. You can click on the photos for the larger versions.
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6 First Flight of Supersonic TU-144

First Flight of Supersonic TU-144

This day, December 31st, but forty six years ago in 1968 the first supersonic passemger jet in the world, the TU-144
took its first flight. Today we are going to remember it with pictures from that event and a story. See inside:
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3 Russian Nuclear Submarines Arrive to Murmansk

Russian Nuclear Submarines Arrive to Murmansk

Under the thick layer of ice, two of the biggest Russian submarines arrive at the Gajievo, Murmansk Navy base. They were assembled and serviced in Severodvinsk,
and now came to Gajievo where their future home will be. Oleg, the photographer, has watched their arrival this Saturday and taken some cool photos:
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13 Some Rare Tu-128 Intercepter Jets of Rzhevsk

Some Rare Tu-128 Intercepter Jets of Rzhevsk

These TU-128 planes are pretty rare. In the 1970s, only ten planes were produced and this is probably the only one that survived. It was found at the plane repair plant in Rzhevsk,
Russia. They were used to train Soviet border guard interceptor pilots, and what made them particularly unique is that the instructor pilot's cockpit is on top of the plane.
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7 Russian Guys Illegaly Sneak into the High Speed Electric Trains

Russian Guys Illegaly Sneak into the High Speed Electric Trains

Do you remember a group of guys who sneaked into the St. Petersburg international airport "Pulkovo"? The same group that illegally passed inside the Nuclear Power Plant? It looks like they have a name now and they call themselves
"The Intrusion" and they took the selfies inside one of the most expensive and best guarded trains in the world - the Russian "Sapsan" speed trains. Let's see more inside, there is a video of them sneaking in too:
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21 Russian Legendary Bikes URAL

Russian Legendary Bikes URAL

"Ural" is a brand of Russian motorbikes, which has recently become a sort of cult in the USA for some reason. Basically, this is probably the only consumer automotive technology being imported into the States, and they say that even Brad Pitt has one. Why are they so popular its hard to say, but what is obvious is that this make and model has not been changed since the 50s or 60s, at least visually, and maybe that's what attracts the customers. In Russia, they cost
a fraction of how much they are being marketed for in USA, and this is why: a lot of top notch Western components are being used in those "Soviet" machines: Marzochi, Sanchs, Denso, Ducati, Yuasa, Brembo, etc - all those brands are used to assemble the bikes that now only visually remind us of their Soviet fathers. And here is someone has visited the URAL factory in the town of Irbit, which is in Ural mountains. Here we have it:
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7 Korean Warships in Ice Arrive to Russia

Korean Warships in Ice Arrive to Russia

That's not a photo from a movie shooting. That's a Korean warship convoy that a few days ago arrived at Vladivostok. Looks like it's pretty
much freezing these days in that part of the Pacific as the ships were fully covered with ice! A few more photos are inside:
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4 A Few Abandoned Planes on the Air Strip

A Few Abandoned Planes on the Air Strip

Andrei Kronos, a blogger, got a chance to go to the city near Moscow with a camera and a wide-angle lens to shoot some photos of the old airplanes that have been
moth-balled for a while. The planes he saw there were TU-154 and AN-24 and he thoroughly photographed those from the outside, and more importantly, from the inside.
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