The Mi8 Hip Prototype made its first flight on June 24th 1961 (images courtesy Of Russian Helicopters JSC)
So over the years it’s been a pleasure to see either Mi8 or M17 so here are my photos from likes of Farnborough 2016, Heli-Russia 2017, Dubai Air Show 2017 and Austrian Airpower 2019...
Via Feanor over at the Defencetalk forums:
From back in January of 2020:
Uralvagonozavod developed the Shturm while Kalashnikov was responsible for the Soratnik.
The early R-73 variant, the R-73A bring question to me. Does that variant was equipped with Thrust-vectoring system? Someone says to me that later R-73 has the thrust-vectoring system but not the early one which is the R-73A. Can someone please explain.
Удалов К. Г., Рысь Марек
Бартини и его проекты. Том 4. Боевые экранопланы.
- Москва. 2021 г., 176 с.
Hi! I had the opportunity to read Konstantin Udalovs latest book of his publication series about Bartinis work and designs (this is Vol. 4). This time he covers the...
According to one of the coments in the reddit thread below, it is planned for her to shorty become a museum ship in Arkhangelsk. Anyone have any more details on this?
Nuclear propulsion spacecraft "Nuklon" / "Нуклон" / "Nucleon" also known as TEM / ТЭМ ( Transport and Energy Module ) / Транспортно-Энергетический Модуль / Transportno-Energeticheskiy Modul' https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TEM_(nuclear_propulsion)
The assembly process has started! :cool...
In the midst of the events occurring from Syria to Libya, it seems that tensions are growing dangerously in the area of Cyprus ...
among other articles :
Also somewhat confusingly referred to as the Leader-class, not to be confused with what is now the Project 23560E Shkval-class light cruiser.
ORIGINAL CAPTION: The Leader...
This is back in the news again. Via SNAFU -
Reminds me of a few projects from the 1920s and 1930s. Also, McDonnell Douglas had a project around the early 1990s for cargo, likely inspired by a Japanese project begun in the 1980s.
Original promotional CGI video from 2018 (looks pretty much the...
Hello everyone. I am new to the forum and I want to ask if my fellow members would be willing to post any documents, diagrams, concept art, etc. they may possess describing proposed configurations of the ISS when it was called "Space Station Alpha" back in 1993-4. I am seeking material depicting...