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Museum of Military Transport Aviation (Ivanovo)

 Museum of Military Transport Aviation (Ivanovo)

 

 

 

 

Location: garrison "Severny"

 

 

 

 

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Description of the Museum of Military Transport Aviation in Ivanovo

Museum of Military Transport Aviation opened in Ivanovo on August 14, 1984. It is located in the center of the training for combat flight personnel in garrison "Severny" (North in Russian). The building itself has historical background. During World War II it was the site of formation of the legendary fighter squadron of French volunteers known as "Normandy- Niemen". These French military pilots were forced to abandon their homeland after France was conquered by the Nazi German forces. They joined the Red Army air forces and fought against German Luftwaffe (Air force).

 

Museum of Military Transport Aviation contains and exposition dedicated to Soviet transport Aviation in various complex. Much of the artefacts are dedicated to World War II period. In addition to the museum in the building several planes are presented outside. This includes Lisunov Li-2 (Russian version of American Douglas DC- 3), An- 2TD, AN- 12B and IL- 76.

 

 

 

 

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