This was the last visit to Abbotsford before retirement for this spooky plane. Nice cockpit and HUD details including the serrated front and rear edges of the canopy. Note the RAM grate covering... (more)
Nice view inside the Galaxy. These guys are smart. They brought their own pop machine and even managed to get it plugged into ground power for the weekend! My first photo upload ever!
Parked remote at Domodedevo and unlikely to fly again
Departing Domodedevo, Kras Air is no longer around and this 737 now flies for Sriwijaya Air (Indonesia) as PK-CKF after being stored for nearly two years.
This IL-86 has been withdrawn from use and for the moment at least is still present in this location at Domodedevo
Parked remote at Domodedevo
A fantastic ramp tour around Moscow Domodedovo airport, it was during this week that I saw my first Il-62 and, sadly, I have not seen one since!
Two twin brothers. In the background the AN-140-100 UR-14007
Probably the brightest coloured AN-30 in the world sitting idle at Bykovo alongside two sister AN-30's.
Possibly the nicest liveried privately owned aircraft i have ever seen and definately one of the most unique
Sat in storage missing engines at Bykovo
Sat in storage outside the now quiet terminal of Bykovo. How much longer will Bykovo be open with its lack of traffic.