Smart looking Yak-42 at Vnukovo airport.
Tu-134 taxying in - not sure of the airline.
Tu-154M Alrosa (?)
Ubiquitous An-12 cargo hauler.
Same aircraft from the other side.
Another of those Tu-134's.
Il-62 in the old style Rossiya colours.
Tu-214 of Rossiya taxying in.
Gromov Air/KMV Tu-154B-2.
Gromov Air Tu-134A.
Yak-42D of the Ministry of Emergency Situations - MChS.
Not all the aircraft at Vnukovo were Russian - this Falcon 900B bizjet
belongs to XL Aviation....
and this Learjet 45 is from Orest-Immorent Leasing.
Yak-42 of Karat Airlines landing at Vnukovo.
And here it is taxying past us at a fast pace........
Smart looking Tu-134.
Yak-40 of Unitemp-M.
Another smart Yak-40
Tu-134 on finals.
and burning rubber....
Vnukovo Repair Plant
Wingless and engineless Tu-154 of Iranian airline Kish Air awaiting
repair at the plant.
This is what a Tu-154 looks like when stripped down....
The repair plants 'museum' - a Tu-114 'Cleat' airliner .............
and a Tu-104A.
Tu-154M on the flight ramp.
Il-86 'glider' !
Yak-42D of Gazpromavia.
This ex-Italian Aeronautica Miliaire DC-9 was involved in a collision
with a Rossiya Il-96 and is still stored at the plant - thanks to
Stephane for the info.
Much to our surprise, we found this new exhibit at Victory Park - a
replica Il-4 WWII bomber.
The replica Il-4 looked very good - although the colour scheme may have
been a bit suspect!
The I-16 replica is not so good....
The LaGG-3 replica is slightly better.
This La-5 wears the markings of Hero of the Soviet Union G.
Sukhoi Su-2 rival to the more famous Il-2 Shturmovik.
All black P-63 Kingcobra.
The more modern types are represented by this Su-25 of the AVMF naval
Sukhoi Su-25 'Flagon'
Another WWII replica - this time a Bf-109.
Victory Park does not just have aircraft on display - as witnessed by
this T-34 tank.........
And this wartime steam engine.....
and a Lend-Lease Sherman.
A view down the aircraft display at Victory Park.
The sad sight at Khodynka - where the developers are moving in. The
fate of the exhibits is unknown - but I hope they can be preserved.
This massive trench strands the T-10-20 behind a mound of earth. The
building in the background is a new apartment block - built in the style
of the seven 'Stalin's Teeth' buildings that dominate the Moscow