The opening of the airport, Shevlin and piloting a glider (PHOTOS)

The report’s author — Alexander "Russos" Popov


Aug. 25 opening, and quite simply air show, airfield "Shevlin" — the closest to date to Moscow airfield small aircraft. The highlight of the event was piloting a glider, which took place at the end. But it was worth the wait. Thanks to the organizers for a wonderful day and mood.

  • (C) Russos, 2011
  • (C) Russos, 2011

1. Volunteer-spotter.

2. Doletnym glider with a motor. Blast off on it can not, but you can fly to your destination.

3. By the way, the price of a new, modern glider can reach up to 100,000 euros.

4. Wah! Yak-12.

5. Positive chamomile. On board and it is written — "Daisy-Natasha"

6. On the feast flocked from all over the aircraft and the surrounding suburbs.

7. Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II


9. Static. Just like the big air show!

10. Workshop about Film starts. Seat in one of the planes.

11. Running Wilga.

12. Traffic.

13. As with a large air show favorable point for shooting was in front of the audience.

14. Anya. She was my pilot, When I rolled the glider.


16. Vans RV-7

17. Gadfly to the pilot and photographer :)

18. Ah … Beechcraft Bonanza V-shaped tail. If I am not mistaken, the only such in Russia. Just beautiful.

19. Model.

20. Gyroplane. Oh, how he lit on aerobatics!

21. "Daisy-Natasha"


23. Traffic even more!

24. Wilga in the fields.

25. T-65 X-Wing — the best fighter of the rebel fleet. Having acceptable maneuverability X-wing had two pairs of stabilizing wings … Next, you will know.



28. Finally gliders!

29. Again Bonanza.



32. A new modification of the UAZ …


34. The glider is towed for aerobatics.

35. When boarding a glider and launched it slowed down in the bushes.

36. A! It was incredibly beautiful.

37. The music in silence …

38. Glider … show aerobatics.

39. If you go to the gate at high speed, you can go to the second round.

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