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List of Top Five amazing Military aircraft produced by the USSR

List of Top Five amazing aircraft produced by the USSR

The Soviet Union produced many outstanding Military aircraft, widely in cold war. Today, after a long break caused by the Soviet fall, Russia is restoring the good old traditions of aircraft building.

Here is a Video Featuring List of Top Five amazing aircraft produced by the USSR

Sukhoi Su-35

The Sukhoi Su-35  is the designation for two improved derivatives of the Su-27 air-defence fighter. They are single-seat, twin-engine, highly-maneuverable aircraft, designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau and built by the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association.

Mikoyan MiG-21

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It was popularly nicknamed “balalaika”, from the aircraft’s planform-view resemblance to the Russian stringed musical instrument or ołówek (English: pencil) by Polish pilots due to the shape of its fuselage

Antonov An-124

The Antonov An-124 Ruslan  is a strategic airlift jet aircraft. Until the Boeing 747-8F, the An-124 was, for thirty years, the world’s heaviest gross weight production cargo airplane and second heaviest operating cargo aircraft, behind the one-off Antonov An-225 (a greatly enlarged design based on the An-124). The An-124 remains the largest military transport aircraft in the world.

Antonov An-225

The Antonov An-225 Mriya  is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft . It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes (710 short tons). It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service.

Ilyushin Il-2

The Ilyushin Il-2  was a ground-attack aircraft produced by the Soviet Union in large numbers during the Second World War. With 36,183 units of the Il-2 produced during the war, and in combination with its successor, the Ilyushin Il-10, a total of 42,330 were built, making it the single most produced military aircraft design in aviation history, as well as one of the most produced piloted aircraft in history along with the American postwar civilian Cessna 172 and the Soviet Union’s own then-contemporary Polikarpov Po-2 Kukuruznik multipurpose biplane.

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