Tupolev Tu-134: The USSR's Short-Range Jetliner (Aerofax)

The Tu-134, which has given sterling service for 35 years now, has played a major role in Soviet/Russian civil aviation. It was the first jet type operated the flag carriers of several nations allied with the Soviet Union. The Tu-134 has seen service in 42 countries in Europe, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America. Apart from passenger flights, its multifarious activities include VIP transportation, support of Air...

Antonov's Turboprop Twins: An-24, An-26, An-30, An-32 (Red Star Vol. 12)

The An-24 was designed in the late 1950s as the Soviet counterpart of the Fokker F.27 in both appearance and capabilities. The twin-turboprop An-24 was produced by three Soviet aircraft factories; many remain in operation. The Soviet Air Force needed a modern turboprop tactical transport with paradropping capability. Thus the airliner evolved first into the 'quick-fix' An-24T and then into the An-26, which introduced a unique sliding...

Soviet and Russian Testbed Aircraft

Absolutely worth the money. Very professional writing, good photos and really tech views. If you are like I am, passionate about military aircraft definitively worth having. This book gives us a well documented and researched look into an area of aviation that is often overlooked. The authors know their subject and do a good job conveying that knowledge! This book would be a good addition to the shelf of the aviation historian, Sovie...