Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Iain PlanesTV on Thu 19 Mar 2009, 4:22 pm

I don’t often get the chance to shoot stills of aircraft and I’m not usually one for museums, but this place was a must.

It’s not an easy place to get to with little preparation and a Vodka induced hangover. In fact the longer than expected train journey out of Moscow and icy walk from the station meant that the light was fading as we arrived. It also meant that I only had an hour and a half to get some photos before we were booted out (it would take you at least half a day to do the place justice).

I hope you enjoy them and if you feel like identifying any of the less obvious types feel free! :smile:

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Unfortunately we couldn't get any closer to the Ekranoplan
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We were the only visitors and of course last ones to leave...
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Well worth visiting if you're in the area - anyone for MAKS? :wink:

Iain
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Lomcevak26 on Thu 19 Mar 2009, 4:46 pm

Iain PlanesTV wrote:I don’t often get the chance to shoot stills of aircraft...


A shame, because the majority of these are great! Lovely subjects conveyed with bags full of atmosphere. 1, 4, 6, 8, 10-13, 15-17 and 21 are especially nice.
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby victormeldrew on Thu 19 Mar 2009, 4:57 pm

Those are fab...what I would give to go to Russia on an aviation tour. However NOT in January far too cold, and judging by the last pic the opportunity of a bit of a warm look non too promising! :lol:
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby expat1 on Fri 20 Mar 2009, 6:18 pm

What a great set of pictures. I have got to get there one day - I think I'll make my visit in the summer though
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby T_J on Fri 20 Mar 2009, 7:59 pm

Lovely set. The snow and late light really set them off.

:clap: :clap:

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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Martin the Martian on Fri 20 Mar 2009, 8:05 pm

Some beautiful exterior shots there, Iain. With the early morning light they have terrific atmosphere.

Well done that man. :clap:
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby MrAngry2 on Fri 20 Mar 2009, 8:07 pm

They are really special, thanks for sharing them with us.
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Ben Montgomery on Fri 20 Mar 2009, 9:55 pm

Certainly the best museum set I have EVER seen! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Iain PlanesTV on Mon 23 Mar 2009, 12:57 pm

Cheers guys, I definitely got lucky with the lighting!
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby capercaillie on Mon 23 Mar 2009, 4:42 pm

What more can you say, Anakonda, Sukhoi T-4, Bounder, Homer (D'oh), Tu-114, as well as many more "standard types" - fantastic. :clap:

Any of the Ye-166 :biggrin:
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Re: Monino Museum, Moscow 13/1/09

Postby Iain PlanesTV on Tue 24 Mar 2009, 3:10 pm

capercaillie wrote:Any of the Ye-166 :biggrin:


After a quick google ( :oops: ), I guess you mean the aircraft below. Although having read this site (http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/performance/q0248.shtml) it sounds like this is actually a Ye-152M painted up as a 166. Whatever it is its a stunning looking aircraft!

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