Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

There is a good aviation museum founded by a Russian pilot in Kurgan. Presently it has fifteen flying aircraft under the open sky. We are going to visit this place today.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

“Aviation museum”.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The Soviet jet-fighter MiG-17 was the first mass produced Soviet fighter that went faster than the speed of sound.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Its cabin, just as the cabins of other aircraft in the museum, is in a good condition.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

A MiG-19 – a Soviet single-pilot jet-fighter of the second generation. This particular one is an all-weather interceptor.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The MiG-19 was the first mass produced supersonic fighter, a formidable foe of American F-100 Super Sabre and F-4 Phantom II.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Further development of MiG-fighters – the Soviet multipurpose fighter MiG-21. This is also an all-weather interceptor.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The MiG-17 and MiG-19P were brought here to the museum in 1991 to become its first exhibits under the open sky.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

MiG-23 – the Soviet multipurpose swing-wing fighter. This one is a two-pilot combat and training modification. Brought to the museum in 1993.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Su-7B – the Soviet bomber-fighter, it was the most dangerous aircraft to use in the 1960s – 28 aircraft were lost due to design or manufacturing troubles.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Su-17 – bomber-fighter, the first Soviet variable geometry wing aircraft. This one is a two-pilot combat – training modification. The only modification of Su-17 capable of gaining Mach 2 (twice the speed of sound).

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

An Su-7B next to Su-17UM3.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The Su-24 is a Soviet all-weather variable geometry wing front-line bomber.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Su-25 – the Soviet armored attack plane.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

It has ten extra suspension points for armament. In general, 32 types of weapons can be mounted on it.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The armored glass is 55 mm thick.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The Su-27 is the Soviet multipurpose highly-maneuverable all-weather fighter of the fourth generation.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Its cabin.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

The museum has only one helicopter – an Mi-2.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

An-2.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Yak-52 is the smallest vehicle here.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

They also have some passenger planes here. Il-14T is a pride of the museum.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

You are welcome aboard!

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

A lot of rescue equipment is here.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Navigator’s workplace.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Another passenger plane of the museum – An-24B.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Interior of the plane.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

“Winged medicine”.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Historic materials.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

A warning not to touch the switches.

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

Aviation Museum Under the Open Sky

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