The inspection team in Italy, Greece and Germany will hold a co-operative observation flight over the territory of the Russian Federation

From 9 to 13 July as part of an international treaty on Open Skies group Inspectors Italy, Greece and Germany will hold a co-operative observation flight over the territory of the Russian Federation on an observation aircraft C-130J.

Plane and equipment installed on it were necessary international certification, which participated in the procedure, and representatives of.

The flight will take place on the agreed route to the Russian spices that are on board the aircraft will make the control of compliance with regulations and agreements on the use of surveillance technology.

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State tests of the Su-35s will end in 2015

Municipal joint tests of the Su-35s will end in 2015 year, reports "Interfax" referring to a source in the military-industrial complex. At the end of 2012 ended the first step of state tests, the results of which were granted preliminary report on the harmonization of the Su-35S aircraft performance features. This conclusion has given us "Dry" right to supply fighter jets to drill flight of the Russian Air Force.

At the current time, the role of municipalities in the trials take four aircraft. In total applets tests foreseen implementation of Su-35s over a thousand flights. The second step of

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The bombs were to explode in the aircraft on the way to the U.S.

Society Washington and London believe that the two explosive devices that were sent by air from Coconut Palm to address synagogues in Chicago, were designed to undermine the aircraft en route to America.

"We consider the possibility that they had to explode planes that transported them, and the possibility that they had to explode at the place of destination, — told the U.S. television channel CBS, John Brennan, chief adviser to the U.S. president on counter-terrorism issues. — But at this stage as I think we agree with the British, according to which the devices were made to explode during

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Alexander F. Mozhayskiy

Alexander F. Mozhayskiyborn March 9, 1825 in Vyborg province in the family of a naval officer. In 1841 Mozhayskiy graduated from the Naval College in 1853-1855. took part in the march on the frigate "Diana" to the shores of Japan across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Mozhayskiy then served in the Navy and civilian agencies. Since 1856 he began to explore the possibility of creating a flying machine heavier than air and has dedicated this goal entire life. His research interests in this area was quite extensive: he thoroughly studied the structure of the wings of birds, their

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General Director of Dry: Chinese copy of the Su-33 can not be compared with the original

China copy Su-33 does not go to any comparison with the Russian original, said Tuesday at air show "Farnborough 2010" CEO of the company "Sukhoi" and "MiG" Misha Pogosyan.

"We have questions to the Chinese workers on the Su-33 aircraft Sou-27 to the licensed program there, "- said Pogosyan, commenting at the request of the journalists reported that China Tipo ends tests of aircraft, which is a copy of the Russian Sou-33.

"This question We will be solved by negotiations through signed agreements between the two countries, including for the protection of intellectual background, "- he said." We are studying

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The highest merit — test pilot

Test pilot of "dry" for the first time raised in the air and conducting tests of functional super-maneuverable fighter Sou-35 and a promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA), Sergei Bogdan awarded the title of Hero of Russia.

The respective decree signed by President Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, noting such Makar, the contribution of the pilot in the development of Russian combat aircraft.

Honored Test Pilot of the Russian Air Force Colonel Sergei Bogdan was born in 1962 in the town of Vol'sk Saratov region. In the same year the family moved in the Resurrection. After graduating

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High-altitude fighter M-17 Stratosphere

M-17 "Stratosphere" (by ordering NATO: Mystic-A) — Russian high-altitude plane, created to deal with drifting balloons. Plane was subsonic. For this aircraft was first created vysokonesuschy supercritical airfoil, designated P-173-9. Development of aircraft M-17 began in 1970. By 1978, a helicopter manufacturing plant in the town of Kumertau was made first flight model modern machines, which, unfortunately, crashed while performing jogging. Second flight model was created exclusively in 1982, this time in the plane at Smolensk aircraft factory assembled. May 26, 1982 test pilot EV Chel'tsov for the first time raised the altitude subsonic aircraft in the air, the flight

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Will the world market konkurentnst Russian aviation industry?

In recent months the Russian Air Force has received some pretty painful clicks on the nose. This, of course, the failure of a number of large tenders in markets that have been important since the days of the Russian Union. In addition, foreigners do not hurry up with the procurement of new batches of Russian aircraft production, preferring to save on upgrading existing machines. And from time to time just afraid of Russian aircraft, so very often they fall.

On the one hand, the certificate protracted SuperJet-100 gave the state an opportunity to sign a number of agreements in

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The air battle in the Kuban

Air battle unfolded in the skies of Kuban in April-June 1943 was one of the great air battles second World War and was part of the coming of the Russian Caucasus. This scramble broken into several episodes and did not stop more than 2 months. Both sides have increased aviation presence in the region, therefore, the fight in the air was ambitious and ruthless. In some days are in the sky held up to 50 air battles with the role of up to 70 aircraft on each side. One of the main roles in the battle played a Russian fighter

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Return of the humpback

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is going to resume production of the Su-25UB. Their construction was started in the last years of the Soviet Union and terminated in 90th, and now these aircraft will not only assist the preparation of the personnel of the Air Force, and make a base for the production of new armored attack aircraft.

The aircraft factory in Ulan-Ude, now included in the holding company "Helicopters of Russia" (the main current profile: the construction of the Mi-171, the repair and modernization of the rotary-wing of Mi-8), is scheduled to start a build anew combat-capable Su-25UB in the

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