A Guide to the Russian Federation Air Force Museum at Monino
Deep in a green pine forest, some 38 kilometers from Moscow is the Russian Federation Air Force Museum at Monino - a truly unique collection. The museum is founded on a rich collection of full-scale aircraft exhibits, as well as helicopters, aircraft engines, armament and search-and-rescue equipment, and reflects the history of Russian and Soviet aviation development from 1909 to the present. Included in this guide: Aviation of the Late 19th and the Early 20th Century; "Letatlin", "Mozhaisky Flying Aircraft", Wright Brothers Airplane, Blerior Aircraft, Utimtsev Engine. "Grizodubov-1" Aircraft, "Ilya Muromets", "Voisin", "Sopwith", Farman-IV": Aircraft of the 1920s & 1930s; ANT-2, ANT-4 (TB-1), ANT-6 (TB-3), ANT-25 (RD), ANT-40 (SB), DB-3 (Il-4), U-2 (Po-2), P-5, I-16: Aircraft of World War II and Post-war Rotary Aircraft; MiG-3, Yak-9u, La-7, La-11, Il-2, Il-10m, Pe-2, Tu-2, Tu-4, Il-12, Il-14, AN-2, AN-14: Subsonic and Transonic Jet Aircraft; Bi-1, MiG-15, MiG-15UTI, MiG-27, La-15, Su-25, Yak-17, Yak-23, Yak-25, Yak-25RV, Yak-36, Yak-38, Tu-16, Tu-104, Tu-95, Tu-114, Il-28, Il-18, Il-62, 3M, M-17, Yak-40, Yak-42, An-8, An-10A, An-12, An-24, Be-12, Be-32; Supersonic Jet Aircraft; MiG-19, MiG-21, MiG-21 I ("Analogue"), MiG-23, MiG-25, MiG-29, "Buran" analogue. Su-7, Su-9, Su-7b, Su-7L, Su-7Bkl, Su-11, Su-15, Su-17, M, Su-100, Su-24, Su-27, La-250, Yak-27r, Yak-28L, Tu-22, Tu-22M, Tu-128, Tu-144, M-50: Helicopters: Mi-1, Mi-4, Mi-6, Mi-10, Mi-8, Mi-2, Mi-12, Mi-24A, Ka-15, and KA-18. KA-25, KA-26. Yak-24: Lightweight Aircraft and Trainers: "Burevestnik", UT-2, Yak-12R, Yak-11, Yak-18, Yak-18U, Yak-18PM. Yak-18T, Yak-30, Tak-50, Yak-52B, L-29 "Dolphin", Stock-2, and many other examples of aircraft ordnance, and armament. Colonel-General B. Korolkov is head of the Gagarin Air Force Academy. V. Kazashvili is the chief curator of the Russian Federation Air Museum of Monino.
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