Copyright© 1999, Douglas Alberg.   Photographed July, 1999

Tu-95

Tupolev Tu-95 "Bear"


The Tu-95 is a very successful long-range bomber that first flew in 1954. It has a significantly swept wing and four very large turbo-prop engines each of which turns two contra-rotating propellers.

This is an "A" model with a small radar under the nose.



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