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16.04.2014   State Aviation Museum of Ukraine is on the TOP 14 World's best aviation museums
 

Recent months CNN International edition published the rate of World's 14 best aviation museums and the number 6 is State Aviation Museum of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine).
This museum houses one of the world's biggest displays of aviation technology.
The museum is operated by Ukraine's National Aviation University, which uses the site for training and education.
The majority of the aircraft are ones built by the Soviet Union and exhibits include supersonic bomber planes, transport planes and nuclear missile carriers.
One of the most impressive exhibits is the Tupolev-104. On September 15, 1956, a very important event for civil aviation occurred - the world's first jet airliner, the Tupolev-104, made its first passenger flight between Moscow and Irkutsk. This plane is now in the State Aviation Museum of Ukraine, and it's the oldest surviving aircraft of this type.


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