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On the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day, a new exposition was opened in the Central Museum of the Air Force in Monino, Moscow Region (a branch of the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation), which contains rarities of history, science and technology – the propellers of legendary aircraft of domestic and foreign production.

The basis of the new exposition of the TsMVVS “Propellers” is made up of 27 propellers of domestic and foreign production, which have replenished the museum’s collection over the past 60 years. All screws have gone through the required cycle of restoration and restoration work.

The current exhibits of the museum were previously installed on aircraft of the era of the birth and formation of aviation in Russia and abroad. Among them, a rare four-bladed propeller designed by Professor N. Zhukovsky, propellers for the first Soviet mass aircraft Polikarpov R-1, I-5 fighters (designers D. Grigorovich and N. Polikarpov) and S-16 (I. Sikorsky), deserve special attention. training Ut-2 and Po-2 (U-2) and for other machines.

Among foreign samples, the Polish two-bladed propeller WARSHAWA is interesting. W.SZOMANSKI, created in the late 1920s. Rare examples are the American CURTISS-REED metal propeller, produced in the late 1920s, as well as the German two-bladed fixed-pitch metal propeller from JUNKERS.

According to Ramazan Koloev, Deputy Head of the Department of Culture of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, “visitors who are especially fond of technology, its history and, of course, aviation, will greatly enjoy the new exhibition.”

Aviators – Lieutenant General Yuri Klishin and Chairman of the Air Force Veterans Council Major General Aleksey Serazhim highly appreciated the museum’s collection for the first time.

“It is gratifying to see that the museum lives and develops even in difficult conditions. They conduct scientific and exposition work there, open new exhibitions, ”noted Aleksey Serazhim.

Local authorities also welcomed the opening of the new exhibition. “The Air Force Museum is one of the centers of attraction for our youth, a place for the development of patriotism,” stressed Viktor Syomin, deputy head of the Shchelkovo city district.

Expanding the exposition, the museum sets itself lofty goals. According to the head of the Central Air Force Museum, Alexander Zarubetsky, “a new exposition, which combines the history of aviation and modern technologies, can become a catalyst for the development of scientific and technical creativity of the younger generation, and help to interest young Russians in design, flight, aviation, space.”

The new exhibition is available to the general public with an admission ticket to the museum. On February 23, Defender of the Fatherland Day, an open door will be held, which means that the entrance will be free.

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