Aeroflot: An Airline and Its Aircraft: An Illustrated by R. E. G. Davies

By R. E. G. Davies

Книга 1992 года рассказывает, начиная с возникновения, о самой большой на тот момент авиакомпании в мире, летавшей почти исключительно на самолетах отечественного производства.

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F. S. P. G. Golovin· Navigator, Volkov, Terentyev • Mechanics, Shekurov, Timofeyev Polar Party (with N-1701 Remained at the North Pole leader, I,D. Papanln • Navigator. K. T. Krenke!. PP. Shirshov Total weight of supplies carried to the North Pole 9 tons Dr Otto Schmidt, Director of the Northern Sea Route Administration. Mikhail Vodopyanov, ChiefPilot of the fleet that carried Papanin to the Pole. Il'ya Mazuruk, one ofthe veteran Arctic pilots who launched the attack on the North Pole. 29 Life SU2POrt for A Polar Station Weight Watchers To equip the Papanin Expedition, every ingenious precaution was taken to avoid superfluous weight.

Test Bombing Landing a 24-ton aircraft on an ice-floe, no matter how big, was a speculative proposition. 5kg (21lb) ·bomb'. It was shaped like a pear and fastened at its rear or trailing end was a 6-8m (20ft) line with flags attached. If the ice was less than 70cm, the 'bomb' went straight through. If more, it stuck, and the flags, draped on the ice, indicated that landing was possible. This method was first utilized on the Papanin expedition. PAPANIN EXPEDITION CLOTHES/PERSONAL ITEMS PER TEAM MEMBER No.

If more, it stuck, and the flags, draped on the ice, indicated that landing was possible. This method was first utilized on the Papanin expedition. PAPANIN EXPEDITION CLOTHES/PERSONAL ITEMS PER TEAM MEMBER No. Item 2 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 3 Sleeping Bag Cookware Set Shirt and Pants (cloth) Shirt (cloth) Combinations (clothl Fur Trousers (Reindeer) (Seal) Fur Coat (Reindeer) Sweaters 30 Pairs 18 4 3 1 2 1 6 1 12 Item Socks/Stocking (Wooll Socks (Fur) Sock-boots (Reindeer) (Seal) Boots (Feltl (Mukluks) Boots ('Russian') Gloves (Wooll (Furl (Canvas) Their Tiny Hands Were Frozen During the final flight from Rudolf Island to the North Pole, Mikhail Vodopyanov realized that one of the ANT-6's engines was leaking water from its radiator, with its precious anti-freeze liqUid disappearing into thin air.

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