Quiz: can you identify these Soviet-built commercial aircraft?

Throughout the 20th century, commercial aviation flourished in the Western hemisphere, as advancements in technology made the world much closer together. But on the other side of the Iron Curtain technology was moving forward as well, as the sheer size of the bloc also had to be reduced somehow....


Tupolev Tu-404: the biggest airliner ever designed

Close your eyes and imagine the biggest passenger aircraft you can. Airbus A380, right? Now triple its size, add Aeroflot livery, and there you have it: Tupolev Tu-404, a stupendously large Russian project from the early 90s. Let’s take a closer look....


Russia signs contracts for Tupolev future strategic bomber PAK-DA

Three days after the United States Air Force shared new visuals of its upcoming B-21 Raider, the Russian Defense Ministry announced it signed the contracts regarding the production of its own future long-range strategic bomber, the PAK-DA....


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:...


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:...


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....


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!...


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....


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?...


Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2020

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 2020!...