Little Russia Moscow tour

Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby berryg91 on Tue 20 May 2014, 7:19 pm

From may 06 till may 10 we went to Moscow and some airfields in the vicinity. On behalf of 4Aviation this was a recce mission. To research the photographic possibilities during the annual Victory aerial parade in Moscow centre and at airbases near Moscow. We were not disappointed so a trip will be organised by 4Aviation in 2015 when the russians celebrate their 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi occupation. The only setback was that Ryazan did'nt fly on may 08, a day before victory day.

Kubinka may 07 2014

Part of the helicopter formation practising
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Spare Mi-26 returning
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Kamov's Alligator
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Mil Mi-35M
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SU-25SM from Budyonnovsk
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SU-25UB from Budyonnovsk
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Another SM updated version of the Frogfoot from Budyonnovsk, the updated versions lack the tailstinger
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SU-25BM with rarely seen yellow code from Domna AFB which is about 5000 km from Kubinka.
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Chkalovskaya may 07 2014

Ilyushin Il-18E Coot still going strong
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Ilyushin IL-22 with SLAR
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IL-22M-11 Zebra
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Tupolev TU-134UB-L
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Moscow centre may 09 2014 from the roof of a classy hotel

Faithful Hips
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Big is beautiful
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RA-09341 roaring over our heads
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RA-82035
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Ilyushin IL-76's from Tver
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MIG-29SMT's and MIG-29UB from Kursk
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'Little' Foxhounds from Savasleyka
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SU-24M Fencers from Monchegorsk
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SU-34's from Morozosvk, latest operational unit with Fullbacks
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IL-78M Midas with TU-160 behind
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The cold war is back?
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In my opinion the most beautiful bomber in the russian inventory
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Face to face with a Backfire
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Lipetsk formation
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Frogfeet from Budyonnovsk
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Finale SU-25BM's and SU-25UB
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Chkalovskaya may 10 2014

c/n 8346101 11 red RF-94211 AN-12BP
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RA-78830 IL-76MD
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Antonov AN-26 02 yellow
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c/n 9346901 15 red AN-12BK
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c/n 01347805 14 red AN-12BK-PPS
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c/n 00347205 28 red AN-12BK-PPS
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Good old B-model RA-85534 c/n 82A534 Tupolev TU-154B-2 Russian Airforce
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Last edited by berryg91 on Sat 31 May 2014, 9:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Agg on Tue 20 May 2014, 7:31 pm

So many fantastic and rare (at least here in the west) types in one post. I really have to go to Russia.
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Flare Path on Tue 20 May 2014, 8:14 pm

Fascinating post. Great stuff. :up:
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby davechng on Wed 21 May 2014, 1:43 am

thats not little! but Huge! airshow!

Great shots and selection of aircraft

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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Mad Dan on Wed 21 May 2014, 7:22 am

All I can see is a load of Photobucket icons... And they all look the same to me!!!

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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby berryg91 on Wed 21 May 2014, 6:12 pm

Hello Dan,
Problem fixed!
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Niallxg on Wed 21 May 2014, 7:04 pm

Super post.

That Crusty looks ace.

Niall
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Ledhead27 on Wed 21 May 2014, 7:14 pm

What a stunning set! Very nice!
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Blackbird on Wed 21 May 2014, 7:25 pm

Excellent post - many thanks :clap: :clap:

Andy :smile:
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby sovietjet on Wed 21 May 2014, 8:12 pm

Nice set! The Kubinka photos were from the road by the fence?

A few things I noticed:

1) The Il-22 RF-90785 is landing with one engine shut down.
2) The Su-34s are actually from Morozovsk (the latest base to receive them)
3) On May 7th, the Mi-26 and Mi-8 helis were full of photographers/spotters. You may have gotten some waves from inside :smile:

And for May 9th, here is the view from the Il-78 :smile: maybe you can see yourself somewhere on the rooftop :smile:

http://russianplanes.net/id136036
Ivan Voukadinov
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby shaggy101 on Wed 21 May 2014, 9:49 pm

Some very cool stuff there :smile:
Dan,
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Agg on Thu 22 May 2014, 10:16 am

Not to hijack the thread, but that is one fantastic shot, Ivan :)
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby Screechy on Thu 22 May 2014, 10:23 am

Ooooow i'm loving that. Great pics
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby sovietjet on Thu 22 May 2014, 2:57 pm

Agg wrote:Not to hijack the thread, but that is one fantastic shot, Ivan :)


It's not my photo :smile: just to be clear! I just found it on that website and thought it might be cool for berryg91 to see the opposite perspective.
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby King Cobra on Thu 22 May 2014, 7:05 pm

Excellent stuff.
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby st24 on Fri 23 May 2014, 10:49 am

All fabulous but particularly interested in the lumped and bumped Coots and Cubs. If they're putting on a big show next year (which it certainly looks as though they will) I feel another trip is on the cards. :yahoo:
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Re: Little Russia Moscow tour

Postby berryg91 on Sat 31 May 2014, 9:53 pm

Thank you all for the nice words and feedback! Next year I will be back.
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