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Rytis Beresnevicius
Doing the Sully before it was cool – Aeroflot river ditch in 1963

On August 21, 1963, the Miracle on the Neva happened - preceding the Miracle on the Hudson by 46 years, an Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 was forced to ditch in the middle of St. Petersburg due to several unfortunate events:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Explaining The Tupolev Tu-144 Accident At The Paris Air Show In 1973

On June 3rd, 1973 at the world-famous Paris Air Show, a Tupolev Tu-144 crashed mysteriously. The official reason is still unknown. However, there are many theories:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Remembering The 2010 Polish Air Force Smolensk Crash

On the 9th anniversary of the Polish Air Force crash in Smolensk, we remember what happened to the victims of one of the most politically influential crashes....


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Which Fighter Jet Is The Fastest in 2019?

While a lot of characteristics separate a great fighter jet from a good one, speed is definitely very important. But which fighter jet is the fastest? Find out in the article!...


Clement Charpentreau
Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashes during "snow squall" [Video]

A Russian Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashed on January 22, 2019, while landing at Olenya base near Murmansk, in northern Russia, after a training mission. Three crew members died, the captain is still in intensive care....


Rytis Beresnevicius
When Soviets Almost Beat The West: The Tupolev Tu-104

As the de Havilland Comet went through hard times and other manufacturers raced to present their own jet-powered aircraft, the Soviets beat them to it with the Tupolev Tu-104. But did they?...


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Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2019

As more and more superpowers of the world move to fifth-generation fighter jets, we look at the top 10 most advanced Fighter Jets in 2019!...


Clement Charpentreau
Russia sends two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to Venezuela

Another week, another batch of Russian bombers hits the news. Two Russian Tu-160 "Blackjack" strategic bombers and several other transport aircraft were sent to Venezuela on December 11, 2018, alarming Washington, which sees the government of Venezuela as one of its adversaries.  ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
The Lost Brother of Concorde: The story of Tupolev Tu-144

When we hear about supersonic transport, immediately in front of our eyes there is a Concorde soaring through the skies. But the story of the Soviet supersonic jet, Tu-144 is as fascinating as the story of Concorde....