08:24 at the MAI collection.
The early morning sun bathes this MiG-23.
Early example of the MiG-29 - note the 'missing' chaff/flare dispensers in front of the fins.
A later 'fatback' MiG-29 9.13 variant.
One of three rare MiG-21MT (iz. 96T) variants on display - from a small batch of 15 built at Znamya Truda for export but not sold.
(thanks to Keith Dexter for the information)
Sunlit side of MiG-21MT.
And the third one.
Another 'fatback' 9.13 MiG-29.
The other tour group arriving - at 09:37 !!
Tu-134A on the ramp at Chkalovskaya
Il-18 still going strong.
Another Il-18 - with different coloured props.
Il-62 with damaged nosecone.
An-26 with white nosecone....
....and An-26 with black nosecone!
Well weathered Il-76.
Smart looking Tu-134 ....
... and another one.
The Mil Mi-4 'Hound' gate guard at Chornoye has had a re-paint - probably paid for by my previous visit!
The MARZ is doing a steady trade in refurbished An-2's
Wings and tailplanes being covered in synthetic fabric - the work done by women using hairdryers.
Metal fuselage ready in the paint shop.
Immaculately refurbished Mil Mi-2 of 'Konvers Avia'.
One for the spotters - An-2 'Yellow 11'.......
....and ANOTHER An-2 'Yellow 11'!
An-2 of 'Lukaviatrans'.
The ultimate executive transport.
An-2 of MChS Belarus.
Google Maps (unfortunately still Low-Res)
Tupolev Tu-4 'Bull' by the entrance gate.
Mil V-12 'Homer'
From the sunlit side.
The amazing Bartini 14M1P.
Mikoyan Ye-152M masquerading as the record-breaking Ye-166.