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The Myasishchev VM-T Atlant is a variant of Myasishchev's M-4 'Molot' bomber designed as a strategic airlift airplane. The VM-T was modified to carry rocket boosters and the Soviet space shuttles of the Buran program. It is also known as the 3M-T.
The Myasishchev M-55 (NATO reporting name: Mystic) is a high altitude reconnaissance aircraft developed by the Soviet Union's Myasishchev design bureau. It is similar in both its mission and design to the American Lockheed U-2 spy plane. It is a development of the M-17. Differences include two turbofan engines instead of one and greater m...
|The Fleet Air Arm Museum's XK488 was the first thing any visitor there saw as she used to be positioned outside the museum entrance. However, she's now been moved to the storage hangar and is due some TLC. Wearing the blue and white NA.39 prototype scheme, the long nose probe also gives you a good idea as to this aircraft's use in development - in fact, she was the third prototype and was assig...||09/19/2007||329|
|Originally identified in 1982 by US reconnaissance satellites as the 'Ram-M' single-seat high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft, and later codenamed 'Mystic' by NATO, the twin-boom straight-wing jet, currently publicised as a high-altitude research aircraft able to carry around 1500kg of sensors, is now known to exist in two versions. The first of two prototype aircraft, designated M-17 Stratosf...||05/03/2010||705|
|Originally identified in 1982 by US reconnaissance satellites as the 'Ram-M' single-seat high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft, and later codenamed 'Mystic' by NATO, the twin-boom straight-wing jet, currently publicised as a high-altitude research aircraft able to carry around 1500kg of sensors, is now known to exist in two versions. The first of two prototype aircraft, designated M-17 Stratosf...||04/28/2010||1,804|
|Prototype trimaran warship at the dry dock in Portsmouth||11/22/2005||443|
|Visible offshore is a sunken prototype of one of the three types of Mulberry Harbour tested here during World War II. This is the "hippo" type - a floating concrete caisson with a steel superstructure. |
Remains of a Mulberry Harbour Protoype (floating harbours used during the 2nd World War D-Day landings) pictured at an extremely low tide. The floating harbours were tes...
|At Fromelles Hitler was stationed in 1916 with the 16th. Infantery Regiment.|
For a long time it was thaught he was staying in a bunker west of fromelles. Often referred to as Hitler's bunker but this is wrong ! Hitler didn't recognize this bunker during his visit.
A sign was placed here referring to Hitler's bunker but it is gone or removed by now.
|The Maldegem Flugplatz is situatied near the 'Ringbaan' which is now largely an industriel area.|
The former Belgian airfield, which was still beeing constructed in 1940 was occupied by the German and Italian Air force during WWII. Later on it was used by the Canadian liberators. One of my witnesses told my the Germans returned for a short while on the first of January 1945. It...
Type: Boeing 767-200
First Flight: 26. September 1981
The first 767 built and currently parked in the desert. Converted to Airborne Surveillance Testbed.
|This is a tremendous aircraft collection, which includes a prototype A9 (only two exist). The links give a well illustrated detailed tour of the collection, The area is in high res - but the image only serves to whet the appetite.||01/06/2006||358|
|French nuclear plants including prototype and research reactors||03/04/2006||755|