Tag Archives: Aeroflot

Taking Slides of classic Aeroflot Airliners at Leningrad Airport in April 1974 – By Dr. John Blatherwick

Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-104 CCCP-42416 Lenningrad Airport September 1974

Story and photos by Dr. John Blatherwick In 1974, I was signing a passport for my friend from the navy who was a teacher. He said he was looking for somebody to take a group of grade 10 to 12 students to Moscow and Leningrad over the Spring Break. The person taking them would go […]

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History

Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-114 CCCP-70470 Farnborough Airshow mid 1960s.

Aeroflot Soviet Airlines Vintage 1960s and 1970s – Aircraft Photo History By Henry Tenby, some photos by Dr. John Blatherwick During the 1960s and 1970s Aeroflot, the Soviet Union’s State airline, operated aircraft that were manufactured entirely within the Soviet Union, by the great Soviet Design Bureau’s including Tupolev, Antonov, and Ilyushin. During this period, […]