Curiosity is a natural feature of a human being. Air balloons, and airplanes after them, strongly increased possibilities for this curiosity to be satisfied. Very soon a completely mercantile interest came to replace a lighthearted curiosity. And really, a view from height of birds’ flight taken at war was giving full picture of enemy’s positions and sometimes even his intentions…
Following aircrafts are featuring in this film: R-1, R-3, R-5, R-Z, R-6, R-10, MBR-2, Tu-2R, SU-12, MiG-15bis, IL-28R, Yak-25R, Yak-27R, Tu-16R, NM-1, Yak-25RV, Yak-28R, MiG-21R, Tu-22R, Tu-95RC, La-17R, Tu-124 “Yastreb”, MiG-25R, IL-20, AN-30, SU-17M3R, SU-24MR, Tu-126, A-50, Tu-143 “Reys”, Tu-141 “Strizh”, Yak-60 “Pchela”, M-55 “Geofizika”.
This is a documentary of “Wings of Russia” studio about history of development of Russian Aviation. It contains a lot of unique video footage. The documentary speaks about creation and development of fighters, bombers, helicopters, reconnaissance planes, hydro-planes, planes of civilian Aviation and also about sport and training Aviation, in the USSR and Russia.