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JETLINERS OF THE RED STAR Charles Kennedy (hardback)

JETLINERS OF THE RED STAR Charles Kennedy (hardback)


Jetliners Of The Red Star goes behind the Iron Curtain to tell the story of the jet airliners of the Soviet Union.

The Tu-104, Tu-124, Tu-134, supersonic Tu-144, Tu-154, Tu-204, the Ilyushin Il-62, Il-86 and Il-96, and Yakovlev Yak-40 and Yak-42 get a chapter each, lavishly illustrated with rare photos from the past and present.

 An introductory essay details the history of Aeroflot and the Soviet aerospace establishment. Bonus feature: Aeroflot’s epic timetable from winter 1985/1986 reproduced in full.

 Experience the tragedy and triumph, crushing defeats and stratospheric successes in the parallel world of the airline scene of the Cold War.

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