Thursday 30 September 2010
Aero L-39 'Albatros' trainer.
MiG-29 9-13 in 'Ukrainian Falcons' colours.
K-36 ejection seat........
..... with a poster showing its operation.
Memorial to the fallen at the base.
MiG-19 Gate Guard.
Base Commander, liaison officer and our tour group leader pose for photos.
MiG-29PF on a pole near the base.
.... from a different angle...
National Aviation University badge at the entrance to the museum...
Panoramic view at the entrance.
This Beriev Be-6 'Madge' is a recent addition.
Its replacement - the Be-12 'Chaika' (Seagull) - NATO 'Mail'
Prototype Backfire - Tu-22M0.
Tu-22M2 - 'Backfire-B'
Tu-22M3 - 'Backfire-C'
Mi-14BT - 'Haze-A' minesweeping variant.
Mi-14PL 'Haze-B' - ASW variant.
Kamov Ka-27PL - 'Helix-A' shipborne ASW helicopter.......
..... and its predecessor - the Ka-25PL 'Hormone-A'.
Tu-142 VPMK - 'Bear-F Mod 4' ASW version.
Freshly repainted Mi-24 'Hind-A'
Interesting cutaway MiG-25.
This MiG-17 was being worked on - but I'm not convinced by the colour scheme - nor the star on the fin!!
Ubiquitous An-2 'Colt'
Sukhoi Su-20 'Fitter-C'
MiG-29 painted up to represent the 'Ukrainian Tridents' aerobatic team.
The Su-15 Flagon has had a new coat of paint since I last saw it....
This immaculate Tu-104 dominates the entrance area.
Anatra Anasal biplane.
MiG-23BM - 'Flogger-D'
Unmanned Aerial Target M-21 - (MiG-21E, Type 94M)
Antonov An-181 - experimental channel wing aircraft that never flew
I caught this An-74 taxying past at Zhulaniy airport next door....
M-21 drone again - note the flare brackets over the jetpipe.
Yak-38U in front of the huge Ilyushin Il-86 prototype.