Aircraft Photo of RF-01502 | Myasishchev VM-T Atlant (3M-T) | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:RF-01502
Aircraft Original Type:Myasishchev M-4/3M/VM-T
Aircraft Generic Type:Myasishchev M-4/3M/VM-T
Aircraft Version:Myasishchev VM-T Atlant (3M-T)
C/n (msn):9301502
Location
City / Airport:Zhukovsky / RamenskoyeMap
Country:Russia
Airport Codes:ICAO: UUBW   IATA: ZIA   Local: UUBW   Other: -
Event:MAKS 1993
 
Photo Date:September 1993
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID: 1813
Photographer's Remark

This extraordinary aircraft was one of two converted in 1981 from tanker versions of the Myasishchev M-4 / 3M 'Bison' strategic bomber to convey large space launchers and similar payloads including the Buran space-shuttle; in all more than 150 loads were carried to the Baikonur launch site

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