Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

• Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

This city for many years bore the name of Stalin, and for a long time (until 1991) was the only point on the world map with the same name. Kucove - Berat town in the district, another representative of the former industrial centers in Albania. Its formation and development, the city is entirely due to oil production that occurred here in the early XX century on the basis of a large deposit.

There is a cemetery of Soviet aircraft.

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

Since 2009, neighbors and NATO members Italy and Greece is controlled airspace. Moreover, NATO is going to open its first air base in the western Balkans, in central Albania, in Kucove. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

The local airport was built in 1938, immediately after the occupation of Albania. After the war, he became one of the bases to set up in 1955 the Albanian Air Force. Aircrafts have supplied the Soviet Union and China. Fraternal aid dried up since 1975, but the Albanians are still 20 years continued to fly on obsolete and unreliable technology, while the number of accidents is not exceeded all reasonable limits.

In 2005, Albania has delivered to the parking lot 224 Soviet and Chinese MiGs. So there is a cemetery of Soviet aircraft in the former city of Stalin. However, the runway, control tower and other aerodrome facilities are maintained. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

The Soviet light multipurpose aircraft AN-2. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

MiGs. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

Old Albanian military equipment. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

control tower is still functioning. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

The Soviet jet fighter MiG-17, designed by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in the late 1940s. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

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Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

Single Soviet jet fighter of the second generation MiG-19, designed by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in the early 1950s. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

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Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

Soviet multi-purpose helicopter Mi-4, developed in Mil in the early 1950s. (Photo Florion Goga):

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MiG 15. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft

They are the same. (Photo Florion Goga):

Walk through the cemetery of Soviet aircraft