Air International 1995-08
B.Gunston - Russian Revelations
The Myasishchev M-52 was one of the many aircraft considered to be obsolescent in an age of intercontinental ballistic missiles.
The Tupolev Tu-91 carrier-based attack aircraft was shown to Western observers in 1956 but it took nearly 40 years for this drawing to appear.
The Tsybin R-020 was to have been powered by two R-11F-300 engines, as then (1960) about to be used in the MiG-21. It was cancelled when nearing completion.
Side elevations of the flying scale model of the biggest bomber that never flew, the ANT-26. This would have had eight engines on the wing and four in two tandem nacelles.