Central Museum of the Armed Forces – Moscow

Soviet air power was characterised by powerful, fast, rugged, heavily armed combat aircraft but technologically and maneuverability wise they were generally regarded as inferior to western designs. Then in the 1980’s two true “Beasts from the East” appeared and changed this opinion all together in the form of the Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum and Sukhoi Su-27… Read More Central Museum of the Armed Forces – Moscow

The tale of the Dragonlady and her Pontiac G8

Once upon a time there was a Dragonlady who could fly very, very high, but she found it incredibly difficult to land safely…… Luckily her trusty Pontiac G8 was there to help her come back down to earth safe and sound every time. The Lockheed U-2 “Dragonlady” is a long-range high altitude (above 70,000 feet), all-weather, single engined reconnaissance spy… Read More The tale of the Dragonlady and her Pontiac G8