How to raise and restore the aircraft of the Great Patriotic
• How to raise and restore the aircraft of World
I am familiar with the Fund, are engaged in lifting and restoration of military equipment. In particular, the Soviet planes.
The fund of more than ten aircraft flying! The plane, which represent our country at the air show and reconstruction of World War II events. In June, a wonderful event happened. Another plane made its first flight!
New MiG-3 in the collection! Presenting your attention the hard way a few years-long, which took place on the plane to search for the restoration and flight tests.
At first this exploration and collection of information about the object. Then prepare to travel in and out on the proposed location of the equipment. Some of the exhibits are well preserved, or in marshes or ponds.
This car was found in a lake in the Murmansk region. Most likely the car goes to the bottom, and it hides the silt layer. Pull the rope it does not make sense, since disturbing the delicate skeletal structure. In order to extract it from there, it is necessary to pump air under it, the process to be the most natural.
Airplane air balloons.
Next, the aircraft must be cleaned of dirt and silt
For a clean body
Everything begins immediately to rust in the air
After loading begins
Details packed and loaded on trucks
Further details are loaded onto trains and sent to Novosibirsk to the plant, where over the next few years, the aircraft will be restored to flying condition!
Start with a skeleton
Then everything is cluttered with "muscles"
And the piles of scrap metal from the car becomes familiar features
During this work the months and years to come! Own work - the engine and flight units. Recovering from scratch. Engine soaked in kerosene to separate dirt. All items are changing and going.
Remember looked like the cab after recovery?
The aircraft collected
And begin to roll out to the street to start a test engine and components.
Once everything is checked. The plane finally collect, paint and ready for the first flight.
And now, after years of aircraft made its flight! Dispersal of the aerodrome
And he takes to the air
MiG stood on the wing!
This is a huge job in long years. Amazing, laborious and noble.