Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

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Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#1 Post by xchox » Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:21 pm

It amazes me how little people in North America know about Russian Aviation and how critical we are of them.

I have spent a large portion of my life studying Soviet/CIS Aviation. And I wish I could tell everyone what an interesting history they have.

It seems all most people know is: An-2, Flanker, Mig, and Antonov Cargo planes. I have found this documentary series which covers almost all the main basis. The translation is great minus a few words which are understandable but not the perfect word.

They are about an hour long each, and I have posted them in order so you can pick and choose what you would like. 18 episodes in all:

I put in brackets the generation so if you only like a certain type and generation of aircraft you can just go and watch.

This also makes for great viewing for all the guys up North with nothing to do between flights. Enjoy!

Episode 1: Fighters - First Victories (Early Years)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCUd7WcaLO0

Episode 2: Fighters - Stormy Years (WW2 Era - PreJet)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1tFuLcqn3Y

Episode 3: Fighters - Jet Era (Earlier Jets)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI2g3iQvLAg

Episode 4: Fighters - Struggle for Superiority (F-16 Era Jets)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8fNjfAIy_g

Episode 5: Bombers - Winged Armada (Early Years to WW2 Era)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJGUqrMtCvk

Episode 6: Bombers - Cold War (Self Explanatory)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kr_0byX2PM

Episode 7: Shturmoviks and Frontline Bombers. Over the Battlefield. (WW2 Era)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaU_yuCfWSk

Episode 8: Shturmoviks and Frontline Bombers. Jet Strike. (Post WW2 Era)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN6x3k7SK78

Episode 9: Wings of Russia: Commercial Airplanes. Aerial Coachmen. (Early Years to First Jets)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0y7cf-Q9nI8

Episode 10: Commercial Airplanes. Wings Over Continents. (Early Jets to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewTZQ--PoEg

Episode 11: Wings of Russia: Ekranoplans. On the Edge of Two Elements. (Ekranoplans)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr8N0Z4Cl0U

Episode 12: Wings of Russia: Seaplanes. Steel Albatrosses (Seaplanes)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lZUf3DmD-8

Episode 13: Wings of Russia: Helicopters. Aerial All-Road Vehicles (Early Years to 80s)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrVwlPSzYK4

Episode 14: Wings of Russia: Helicopters. Workers and Soldiers. (80s to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiSMR_5ZMYc

Episode 15: Wings of Russia: Training and Sport Airplanes. A Road to the Sky (Early Years to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6XkESVhjks

Episode 16: Wings of Russia: Naval Aviation. In Fleet's Service (Early Years to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMSnTaQjft0

Episode 17: Wings of Russia: Military Cargo Planes. Winged Heavy-weight Lifters. (Early Years to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1lJccWXQQg

Episode 18: Wings of Russia: Spies. Watching from Above. (Early Years to Today)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3TKjKDimIo
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Re: Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#2 Post by B52 » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:25 pm

do you work for Russia Today?

Now to remove the spaghetti from my ears.
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Re: Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#3 Post by xchox » Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:21 am

Nope. Work for a Canadian Airline.
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Re: Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#4 Post by xchox » Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:54 am

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Re: Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#5 Post by linecrew » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:29 pm

All your links say this:

"Wings of Russia: Fighters. ..." The YouTube account associated with this video has been terminated due to multiple third-party notifications of copyright infringement.
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Re: Wings of Russia - All 18 Documentaries

#6 Post by Genetk44 » Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:55 pm

Back in the early 90s the Discovery Channel had a series on called "Wings of The Red Star" about Russian military aviation...was very good, along with its sister series "Wings of The Luftwaffe"
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