June 4 a military unit № 21350 opened its doors to visitors. In honor of the 80th anniversary of military transport aviation, the airfield Migalovo became a demilitarized zone for one day, providing taxiways for persons in civilian clothes. Several thousand people walked on concrete slab parkings, regarding aircrafts with interest.
The program of events listed a parade, a rally and a show of soldiers guard company, and even a field kitchen with buckwheat kasha.
All aircrafts were full of people. 5 minutes after the start of the machinery display, turns of people wanting to go inside the aircraft resembled hungry 80’s, when the people stormed the stalls with sausage.
A wing of the IL-76, its area is 300 square meters.
A lift frame.
Leaves of a cargo hatch.
The cargo compartment is equipped with two winches and tracks with rollers (for loading and landing of dumb goods). A two-deck version is available for loading of 245 people.
The control column KVS.
A silicone installation.
Latest versions of IL-76 are equipped with engines PS-90A-76.
The AN-22 “Antey”.
Such two-wings plumage is used to reduce a list.
Engines are placed so that almost half of wing area is blown by streams from screws. Due to this load-bearing properties of a wing was increased by 30%.
A trap allows loadings of equipments from the ground, from a platform, or a car body.
Navigator’s working place.
The screws diameter is 6,2 metres.
Demonstration jumpings of parachutists. Despite the strong wind, no one missed – everybody landed exactly on a tarpaulin cross put on the ground.