Air Enthusiast 1996-06
A.Walg - Wings over the Steppes (1)
R-1 (de Havilland DH.4) in Mongolia, 1932.
Painting by O.Magmar of a R-1 in action during the Tauran incident of 1936. The painting shows the aircraft carrying the Mongolian ‘Zoyombo ’ markings, but this is considered to be artistic licence.
R-5s airborne, Mongolia, 1932.
Mongolian aircrew in a Polikarpov R-5.
Polikarpov U-2 (Po-2) in Soviet colours. The type served in Mongolia from 1933 to 1963.
Kalinin K-5, 1936.