Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Today we are going to the Nalivaikivka airfield which is located 50 km (30 miles) from Kiev to have an air tour over the Ukrainian capital and see how it looks like in the colors of the golden fall from above.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

It writes “Aeroprakt”.

This airfield is a permanently operating place for training, sports, experimental flights by air vehicles like Aeroprakt-20, Aeroprakt-22, hang gliders, trikes, etc.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Sl-122 the bee is some kind of an agricultural airplane. It’s a twin-engine aircraft with modern navigation equipment. It costs $ 79 thousand.
They say it’s the first sample of the model.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

This is Aeropakt-22.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

K-10 cannot be probably called very reliable. Once it started burining in the air and the pilot hardly managed to save the plane and himself.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

It’s the projenitor of the modern Tecnam P2006.
Partenavia P.68 is an Italian six seater (not four as it was in 2006), twin-engine high wing aircraft made by Partenavia, and later by Vulcanair.

This one was produced in 1974.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The agricultural aircraft Sl-122 again.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

This is a Skyranger aircraft.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Here they store fuel and other equipment for the planes.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The birds are training to fly synchronously.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

We are already inside the plane.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Two hours in the air are ahead! Such a flight costs 168 dollars.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The airfield is rather neat and clean. It has a spacious hangar on its territory.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

We are going to fly around Kiev counterclockwise.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Aeroprakt doesn’t fly too fast – about 150 km/h (93 miles / h).

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

We noticed the deforestation area.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

There are many extended waters.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Are these cars abandoned?

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

People try to show how wealthy they are. There are many houses like this near Kiev.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

It’s the shadow of the plane on the field.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

We see various plants. In Ukraine if people have something they try to take care of it.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

We are not sure if this is a church or any educational institution.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

A fruit garden grows at the church.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Doesn’t it resemble Cyprus?

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The church is being reconstructed.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Kiev finally appeared in the distance.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The heavy smog is hiding the city.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

People live on the islands too.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

The territory seems to be prepared for construction.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

How do you like such houses on the water?

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

This is Vishenki village.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

People take care of the farms.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Sometimes such strange roads can be seen on the fields…

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying closer to the Kiev reservoir.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Isn’t this island cute?

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Some boat is sailing and leaving the trace.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Football fields are of different sizes.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

A livestock unit is being built.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

This is some strange hydraulic structure.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

A golf field was also noticed.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

And we are back near the Nalivaikivka.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

This is a power line being installed.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

And we are back on the ground.

Flying Around the Ukrainian Capital

And this is the plane we were flying by.

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