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Ilyushin Il-76TD-90VD

@Moffett Federal Airfield, Mountain View, CA

May 2016

Among all the activity surrounding the local appearance of the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, it was also a rare opportunity to see an Il-76 in this area.  88 more words

When You Return - Igor Rosokhovatsky

“When You Return” (short story) by Igor Rosokhovatsky

English Publication History: The Ultimate Threshold (Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1970)

Original: Russian (Каким ты вернёшься? 536 more words

Codename “Foxtrot”

Foxtrot Class SSK

The Foxtrot boats were intended as a follow-on to the Zulu class, but only 62 of an anticipated programme of 160 were completed as the change to nuclear boats took effect. 2,512 more words


Sports Complex, Berlin, Germany (2015)

At the east side of Berlin, behind the grand Soviet-style boulevards and ornamental facades, many facilities built during the GDR are now getting old – and not always with dignity. 341 more words


First of May

First of May

First of May

Ancient practices

Now with modern meaning

One of Saint Joseph’s days

This day for the worker

Come to celebration for… 38 more words

Route 66

This awesome-looking GAZ-66 is the work of newcomer VovaRychkov. Here at TLCB we have a well documented dislike of terrible Soviet vehicles, but we’re getting along with this one rather well. 33 more words


Hunt for Red October: Replica Orders

Retouched HD screencaps:

Appears to be two sheets, double-spaced, stapled together in the upper left hand corner.

I’ve recreated this in two sheet sizes: US Letter, and Metric A4: 27 more words