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The Ant-25 Was A Giant.

by Daniel Russ on February 19, 2012

It had a wingspan of 112 feet. Fully loaded it weighed 17,000 pounds. It flew almost 7000 feet in the air.   The year? 1937.   Few historians have paid attention to the advanced aircraft designs that came out of the Soviet Union prior to and during World War II. The fact of the matter […]

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The Sukhoi SuperJet 100

by Daniel Russ on August 1, 2011

One of the most important Russian domestic aviation programs, the SuperJet100 will compete in the regional jet category where Bombardier and Embraer dominate. The government is subsidizing much of the development to compete in the 75 seat to 95 seat market for jets. Still, Sukhoi excels in design and if the Sukhoi 30 series fighters […]

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Sukhoi-47 Berkut, Forward Swept Wings

July 16, 2009

A Russian promo film, complete with Russian narrator. Related Posts:The Ant-25 Was A Giant.The Sukhoi SuperJet 100Russian Aircraft Museum (Horrible Music- Turn Sound Down)Soviet Kalinin K-7 Heavy BomberNo Combat Aircraft Has Ever Been Manufactured In Greater Numbers. The Russians Made 40,000 Polikarpov Po-2s.

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