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.