Wings of Russia Studio documentaries on DVD
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The film tells the story of the Tu-160 strategic bomber, its design and service in military regiments at Engels airbase
Total running time: 38 minutes.
The English narrator is the famous air-show commentator Sean Maffett.
Unique shots and archive materials, 3-D animation, interviews with the designers, engineers and pilots.
There are two films featured on this DVD: 'Pilot Kuznetsov’s last words' and 'Pilot Garnaev’s mortal vertical line'.
First film is the story of the triumph appearance of the first Soviet jet airliner Tu-104.
The second film is investigation of pilot Yury Garnaev's tragic death.
There are two films featured on this DVD: 'Struggle for supersonic speed. True story of Tu-144' and 'Test-pilots. How to survive in air crash'.
'Struggle for supersonic speed. True story of Tu-144': life of the Soviet Tu-144 was dramatic. The project was ambitious but too costly.
'Test-pilots. How to survive in air crash': their job is top-secret. What is it like to be a test-pilot?
There are two films featured on this DVD: 'Thunder above the deck. Carrier’s fortune' and 'Sixty years flight. Romeo from intelligence service'.
First film is the story of the only Russian NAVY carrier.
Second film tells the story of how special Soviet airbase was set up in Italy in 1944.
There are two films featured on this DVD: 'Dancing with death' and 'Shuttle strike. Special mission airbase'.
'Dancing with death': War in Vietnam was the war between two political systems and ideologies. US Air Force were on the capitalism side, while Soviet anti-aircraft missiles were on socialism side.
'Shuttle strike. Special mission airbase': Summer of 1944, Poltava, Ukraine. For the first time in its history US Air Force had their base set up on the territory of the Soviet Union.
There are two films featured on this DVD.
'Vasiliy Stalin's last parade'
The film tells the story of Vasiliy Stalin – youngest ever Soviet Air Force eccentric commander.
'Secret of pilot Kruschev'
Life of Nikita Kruschev’s oldest son, Leonid, is surrounded by numerous rumors. Was he a traitor or a hero?
'Cold War. Russian Superfortress' tells the story Tu-4, Russian analogue of American B-29.
'Cold war. Fight above the ocean'. In the Cold War era American carriers were one of the main threats for the Soviets. Russian strategic bombers were the answer for these carriers.
'Strike on friends' is the story of Soviet military aviation in 60’s.
'Fight for Space' comes behind the scene of one of the greatest space projects in the Soviet Union: Russian Space Shuttle Buran.