Tag: russia

New Russian aerobatic team “Wings of Tavrida”

The name of the latest Russian Air Force aerobatic team will be “Wings of Tavrida”. Tavrida is the ancient name of Crimean Peninsula, which became part of Russian Federation. The team will fly Yak-130 aircraft painted in red and white colors, as the first public appearance will be a fly over the Red Square in […]

Video and photos recorded during Vigilant Skies 2013 exercise

  A live counter-terrorism exercise called Vigilant Skies 2013 was held in August 2013. to test the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) Cooperative Airspace Initiative (CAI) Information Exchange System. The participants of exercise are Turkish, Polish and Russian fighter aircraft and air traffic controllers. Scenario is hijacking two civilian airplanes in Turkish, Russian and Polish airspace. All air traffic […]

Su-27 / T-10 prototypes flying – video and something about!!! – 4 min of joy

May 20, 1977 the first prototype designated T10-1 took off. After an evaluation it was discovered that the T10-1 did not fulfil its requirements for maximum range, and manoeuvrability, and thus proved inferior to its western counterparts. The prototype had aerodynamics problems, engine problems and fuel consumption problems. The second prototype the T10-2 crashed because […]

Russian Black Sea Fleet received new jets and UAVs

Black Sea Fleet has received miltirole fighters Su-30 and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) Orlan-10, said the Russian Defense Ministry “Multi-purpose fighter Su-30 is intending to replace the Su-24 jets, which are now basis of aviation Black Sea Fleet,” – said in the press service of the Black Sea Fleet, which was received by the Interfax-AVN on Tuesday. “Sukhoi Su-30 […]

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