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The story of Mary, the young PhDs who restores Soviet Tupolev plane


The story of Mary, the young PhDs who restores Soviet Tupolev plane

For three decades, an old Soviet plane had lain abandoned in a modest airfield in Siberia. Years of ignorance turned Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-104A aircraft in a wreck. Karmanova Maria, a young history buffs Soviet aviation, and has pledged to restore the disgraced Tupolev.

Karmanova, aged 31, holds a doctorate in mathematics and is working on Sobolev Institute of Mathematics in Akademgorodok, one of "science cities" of Russia, writes CNN.

Mary became passionate about planes during long journeys on board. Her passion led her to fly aircraft as diverse as Lisunov Li-2 Ilyushin II-14, II-62 and IL-76, Tupolev Tu-134 and Tu-154B-2, Antonov An-12 and helicopters Mil Mi-2 and Mi-17.

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"Workhorse" of Soviet aviation, turned into classroom

Finally, Mary "fell to thump" old Tupolev Tu-104A abandoned in Berdsk. The aircraft was one of the most famous in the history of aviation. Tu-104 was launched in the mid 1950s, became - briefly - the only jetliner in the world operating, which could carry 115 passengers over a distance of over 2700 km. The aircraft remained "workhorse" of Soviet civil aviation until 1970.


The Tupolev Tu-95 has been built in many Tu-95 and Tu-142 variants, but was originally constructed as a strategic, intercontinental heavy-payload bomber aircraft. The aircraft is in service in the Russian Air Force Naval Aviation and Russian ...

Face plane (CCCP-42382 registered series), was delivered to Aeroflot Soviet air operator in 1958 and remained in use for 20 years.

Initially, the plane flew on international routes between Vnukovo airport in Moscow and destinations outside the Iron Curtain.

He was later transferred to the airport Pulkovo near St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) and then Tolmachenko Novosibirsk airport. In 1978, the Tupolev was "retired out" and came to the airfield in Berdsk.


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Tu-104 was useful even after retirement. The aviation instructors have used the "classroom" to train paratroopers and glider pilots, after which the disgraced aa was vandalized by various individuals.

"I'd love to see it flying"

Karmanova heard Tupolev's fate in 2009. The restoration project was born and the young woman shown extraordinary commitment. The challenge was extraordinary.

Karmanova had no experience in the repair of aircraft, no idea what or where parts need to procure. Moreover, he had no sketch of the Soviet fighter.

The young Maria was involved in a "fight" to obtain all available information about the configuration of the cockpit Tu-104A.

The local aviation club have advised her to appeal to the Civil Aviation Administration of Western Siberia, where former pilots would be able to provide assistance.

Thus, he met a former co-pilot of Tu-104, which gave the aircraft manual. Finally, Maria managed to start looking for missing parts used market.

Surprisingly, the parts for the Tu-104 can be found in Russia and neighboring countries, especially on the Internet. Own money, managed to reassemble the plane Karmanova old.

"The cockpit is restored at the rate of almost 70% at the level of the original, but still have a lot of work," said Maria.

Although he began this journey alone, along the way and joined people passionate about old Soviet aircraft, and engineer Vladimir Chebotnikov.

It helps Maria to the installation complex and restore various parts of Russian aircraft. Three other people have joined the project and locate the missing pieces, such as the electrical system.

Karmanova is realistic about her ambitious project. "Of course I dream of flying to see him," she says. "But this would require money, many technical documents and hard work. I do not think that will happen in the near future. "

A truer purpose would be to repair electrical equipment, such as lights and communication systems to function as the heyday of the aircraft.

Moreover, the young could turn the aircraft in the museum and people can already visit the wreck during the spring and summer. Once restored, the plane will be able to get more visitors, becoming a local attraction, high hopes.--

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The story of Mary, the young PhDs who restores Soviet Tupolev plane

For three decades, an old Soviet plane had lain abandoned in a modest airfield in Siberia. Years of ignorance turned Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-104A aircraft in a wreck. Karmanova Maria, a young history buffs Soviet aviation, and has pledged to restore the disgraced Tupolev.

Karmanova, aged 31, holds a doctorate in mathematics and is working on Sobolev Institute of Mathematics in Akademgorodok, one of "science cities" of Russia, writes CNN.

Mary became passionate about planes during long journeys on board. Her passion led her to fly aircraft as diverse as Lisunov Li-2 Ilyushin II-14, II-62 and IL-76, Tupolev Tu-134 and Tu-154B-2, Antonov An-12 and helicopters Mil Mi-2 and Mi-17.

Among the most punctual airports
A ranking of international airports where they reported very few races late 2015, conducted by website analytics tourism OAG is helping travellers who want to avoid waiting periods before leaving for a destination or another. The world's most punctual airports revealed and the UK only has ONE It turns out that if ...

"Workhorse" of Soviet aviation, turned into classroom

Finally, Mary "fell to thump" old Tupolev Tu-104A abandoned in Berdsk. The aircraft was one of the most famous in the history of aviation. Tu-104 was launched in the mid 1950s, became - briefly - the only jetliner in the world operating, which could carry 115 passengers over a distance of over 2700 km. The aircraft remained "workhorse" of Soviet civil aviation until 1970.


The Tupolev Tu-95 has been built in many Tu-95 and Tu-142 variants, but was originally constructed as a strategic, intercontinental heavy-payload bomber aircraft. The aircraft is in service in the Russian Air Force Naval Aviation and Russian ...

Face plane (CCCP-42382 registered series), was delivered to Aeroflot Soviet air operator in 1958 and remained in use for 20 years.

Initially, the plane flew on international routes between Vnukovo airport in Moscow and destinations outside the Iron Curtain.

He was later transferred to the airport Pulkovo near St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) and then Tolmachenko Novosibirsk airport. In 1978, the Tupolev was "retired out" and came to the airfield in Berdsk.


Rare inflight footage from inside a Russian Tu-95 shows the ...
Here's an interesting footage filmed form inside a Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber like the ones that skirt northern Europe's airspaces every now and then. Although it does not show anything special about the plane, the rare video ...

Tu-104 was useful even after retirement. The aviation instructors have used the "classroom" to train paratroopers and glider pilots, after which the disgraced aa was vandalized by various individuals.

"I'd love to see it flying"

Karmanova heard Tupolev's fate in 2009. The restoration project was born and the young woman shown extraordinary commitment. The challenge was extraordinary.

Karmanova had no experience in the repair of aircraft, no idea what or where parts need to procure. Moreover, he had no sketch of the Soviet fighter.

The young Maria was involved in a "fight" to obtain all available information about the configuration of the cockpit Tu-104A.

The local aviation club have advised her to appeal to the Civil Aviation Administration of Western Siberia, where former pilots would be able to provide assistance.

Thus, he met a former co-pilot of Tu-104, which gave the aircraft manual. Finally, Maria managed to start looking for missing parts used market.

Surprisingly, the parts for the Tu-104 can be found in Russia and neighboring countries, especially on the Internet. Own money, managed to reassemble the plane Karmanova old.

"The cockpit is restored at the rate of almost 70% at the level of the original, but still have a lot of work," said Maria.

Although he began this journey alone, along the way and joined people passionate about old Soviet aircraft, and engineer Vladimir Chebotnikov.

It helps Maria to the installation complex and restore various parts of Russian aircraft. Three other people have joined the project and locate the missing pieces, such as the electrical system.

Karmanova is realistic about her ambitious project. "Of course I dream of flying to see him," she says. "But this would require money, many technical documents and hard work. I do not think that will happen in the near future. "

A truer purpose would be to repair electrical equipment, such as lights and communication systems to function as the heyday of the aircraft.

Moreover, the young could turn the aircraft in the museum and people can already visit the wreck during the spring and summer. Once restored, the plane will be able to get more visitors, becoming a local attraction, high hopes.--

Russia's Bear: The old-fashioned plane still thriving
When the Tupolev Tu-95 first appeared in front of Western observers in 1956, it did so amid a revolutionary surge in aviation design; the decade after the end of World War II saw jet technology become ascendant. Yet the Bear had propeller-driven ...




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