My tribute to the flagship of Russian aviation, probably the best passenger aircraft ever designed and built by Russian engineers. It was operated by Aeroflot for almost 20 years and it is seen he... (more)
SU2131 from Istanbul touching down to 25R. Taken just 3 days before retirement of Il-96's from Aeroflot.
EK176 cruising over Moscow on its way from LED to DXB. On that day EK used one of their latest 77Ws on this route instead of usual 200s and 300-non-ERs. Photo from ground at 1200mm.
One more visit of the latest special scheme to SVO.
Being towed to the southern ramp.
Getting ready for departure.
MU592 to PVG is starting up after pushback from gate 53.
The second A321 with Sharklets (that I use to call "horns") being towed to the southern ramp before entering scheduled service.
Taxiing to the parking after arrival from Krasnoyarsk.
Being towed to the parkiing after some maitenance.
From warm Africa to freezing-cold Russia.
Arrived from Beijing as SU205.
Once very frequent visitors to SVO, now they are rare at daytime.
Departure at the sunset.