|Tupolev Tu-142 'BEAR-F'|
|MiGMan's Combat Diary||Being the fastest prop aircraft in the world and having an extraordinarily long range makes the Tu-142 the ideal choice for a weekend away!|
First flown in 1954, the Tu-20, as it was then known, was very advanced for the era. It shared many systems with the Tu-16, but its use of the new turboprop engines with their 18ft 8-bladed contraprops gave this strategic bomber double the Tu-16's range.
Still in service in 2000, the Bear was truly an icon of the Cold War era.
Panel : Phil Perrott
Gauges - actual size
These screenshots were taken in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 near Vladivostock, Russia.
Knevichi Airport - UHWW
N43 deg 24.39' E132 deg 9.97'
Alt 58.0 feet