Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian blogger Deletant went to the last day of the MAKS-2017 Russian air show. This would be the last MAKS airshow as they stop doing it. In 2019 they play to have something similar but it won’t be MAKS he says. So take a look what they had to show this time. Thanks to Deletant for his photos.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Those are Russian drones made in Tatarstan.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Most Russian drone.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This year there was a rare possibility to see real IL-2 WW2 plane flying.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Also a fully plastic body AN-2 plane.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Another AN-2 but with one set of wings.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

They made it maximum light – even disposed of the second pilot seat.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

LII test jets.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Here you could see how the jet engines being tested in real time.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Some funny futuristic jets.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This one looks like a catfish, isn’t it.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Those are new practical jets for pilot school and young air force pilots training.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Vintage SU-15.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This is SU-38 failed Soviet farmer crop plane.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Very rare MiG-1.44

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Also MiG-AT training jet and MiG-27.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Tu-155 that uses liquefied natural gas.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Rare Soviet BM-T plane.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

An autogyro.Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Looks weird from back.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Also very weird inside, no controls, just two displays.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And this rare machine is called “orinopter”. It mimics birds when flying by wobbling its wing. You can see how it works on video here:

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Newest army Ural truck.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Inside it has a hydrostation of Soviet design.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Some very dangerous looking antennas, says Deletant.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Because its a part of newest S-400 anti aircraft complex, here are its missiles in front.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Arctic version of TOR anti aircraft system.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Here is another autogyro, now it’s a drone version that needs no pilot.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This car can swim and fly. It has hooks on a hood to mount a parachute wing, sort of like hang-glider.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Very cute propeller covers.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian army-medical heavy load drone called “Yurik”.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Chinese part of exposition was showing their versions of American and Russian airplanes.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Also Chinese anti aircraft machines.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Mobile system that can launch satellites onto low height orbits. Don’t need costly space rocket launches.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Chinese space station.. Very reminds us of some other space station…

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

A Russian “Superjet” passenger jet engine.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And a new small plane version from Rostekh – Russian govermental funded company.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Another Russian newest passenger jet MS-21

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Only part of it for display – a part of the landing gear.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Then the flights started so he went outside from the hangars.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

People were preparing seats for themselves.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

First helicopters were performing.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Then pair of Yak-130 jets.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Some were leaving colored smoke trace.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This jet showing how flares are being released to fool the enemy heat guided rockets.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

SU jet and a weird cloud formation.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

More SU jets.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And the most colorful smoke was released from Arabic performing team.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

They made flags out colored smoke.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Doing different maneuvers.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This one is called “A Palm tree”.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This one is meeting each other in skies.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

This one is called “A Drunk Flight”.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

They had very “fat” smoke says Deletant.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

All the skies were covered as a result.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Probably Aquafresh sponsored them, says Deletant.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And some more tricks with smoke.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

A heart.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And a best trick – two planes go spiraling around another five flying straight.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Then after Arab team a CP-10 jet was showing his skills.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

But people started leaving not hoping to see something else amusing.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Then arrived MIG 26 plane and released a team of skydivers.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And that’s was it.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

They started putting covers on all the exhibits.

Russian Air Show Maks 2017

And here is also a Navy version of MiG-29 that can be stored inside a ship.

Thanks again to Deletant for his photos, his website is below:

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