Ilyushin IL-476

IL-476 (Product-476 or IL-76MD-90A) – a deep modernization of the IL-76 aircraft. Developed jointly by the design bureau Ilyushin and Aviastar-SP Aviation Plant in the late 2000s. It is being built by the Ulyanovsk Aviation Plant Aviastar-SP, which is part of the UAC. The aircraft is widely known under the name Il-476 but is officially […]

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Ilyushin IL-76 Candid

IL-76 – Soviet heavy jet military transport aircraft, developed in the Design Bureau. Ilyushin in the early 1970s. The first in the history of the USSR jet military transport. The aircraft can transport the entire range of military equipment of the airborne units and most of the technology of motorized rifle divisions. History The first […]

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British Aerospace 146 Statesman

The aircraft BAe.146 Statesman is designed for air transportation of personnel and cargo, landing, and parachute landing of troops and military equipment. It was developed by British Aerospace in the late 80s on the basis of a commercially available passenger aircraft. The first flight of the BAe-146 STA took place in August 1988. The aircraft […]

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Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

Lockheed C-141 Starlifter is a heavy jet military transport aircraft developed by Lockheed. The US Air Force was operated in 1965-2006. History In the late 1950s, the US Air Force’s military transport service, together with the Air Force’s analytical centers and some aircraft manufacturing companies, began research on the appearance of a promising heavy military […]

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a medium military transport aircraft developed by Lockheed. The main military transport aircraft of the United States and NATO countries. History C-130 – the most common medium-duty transport aircraft operating in 65 countries – have been built by Lockheed for over 50 years. During this time, more than 2,300 military transport […]

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Su-4 attack bomber

The plane of the USSR of the Second World War Su-4 was a modification of the Su-2 bomber. The car was equipped with another engine and improved weapons. According to some reports, this aircraft fought in World War II, according to others, the Su-4 source with the AM-90 engine was in the experimental stage, but […]

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Su-2 (ANT-51) – Soviet short-range bomber

In 1936, a competition was announced in the Soviet Union for the creation of a multi-purpose aircraft that could carry out the work of an attack aircraft, light bomber, air reconnaissance, and artillery fire spotter. In general, we needed a plane that would directly support ground forces on the front line. The new aircraft should […]

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Experimental bomber K-12 Firebird

(K-12, “Firebird”) – an experimental tailless bomber with two M-22 engines, approaching the “flying wing” according to the scheme, on which K. A. Kalinin worked hard, looking for ways to an ultra-high-speed high-altitude missile aircraft – the flying wing. Crew – three people, weapons – front and rear shielded turrets and a bomb compartment in […]

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