What Soviet Aircraft is this?

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  1. Henk

    Henk Active Member

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    Please guys help me with this aircraft. I know it was used to transport the external fuel tanks for the Buran.

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    Thanks
     
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    Thanks you very much mate.
     
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    Thank you guys, it was completely unknown to me!
     
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    No wonder :)
    Project was secret (as all Soviet projects). And, when wasn't secret was abandoned because lack of money.
    It was re-builded Myasishchev 3M bomber (3 planes).
    Photos and drawing with various cargo from few russian books.
     

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    Nice pictures Tzaw 8)
     
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    External fuel tanks you say? It would have been a million Fourth of Julys in ten seconds if the tank exploded!
     
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    I know that the An-225 replaced it. I just wish I could get pictures of the second An-225 being build, but I can not seem to get any pictures of it.
     
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