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In honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War the company Wargaming conjunction with BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation (USA) and “Rusava” will recreate the historic flight on a long and dangerous air routes, connecting the United States and the Soviet Union during the Second World War.

From 1942 to 1945, under the Lend-Lease program on “AlSib” it was forwarded about 8,000 US combat aircraft, which are actively used by Soviet pilots. Each of these planes has overcome a great distance and a common path was almost 14 000 kilometers.

Terms overflights were unbearable. A significant part of the road ran over the sparsely populated countryside, and any failure could lead to the collapse and death of the crew of the aircraft. Weather station on the track was a little, not very accurate maps, and the harsh northern latitudes spared neither the pilots nor equipment.

After 70 years with the participation of historical consultants Wargaming legendary route once again come to life. Experienced pilots from the United States and Russia will sit at the helm of the aircraft of World War II AT-6 Texan and a Douglas C-47 Skytrain, will challenge the dangers and fly from Great Falls (Montana, USA), to Krasnoyarsk. Thereafter, the aircraft will go to Moscow to participate in the international air show “MAKS 2015”.

Learn more about the history of the route “Alaska – Siberia”, as well as monitor the progress of the flight on the site of the project:

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“remember everything” – a global initiative organized by Wargaming in 2013 and aimed at promoting military-historical museums all over the world in the preservation and restoration of the legendary models of military equipment. The campaign aims to revive interest in the history, to inspire young people to study the past of their country and preserve for future generations the unique historical monuments.
BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation – a non-profit organization that aims to preserve historic aircraft and aviation history. In addition, BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation organizes educational programs for students and conducts training flights for everyone.
LLC “Rusava” . One of the main activities of “Rusava” is an export delivery of spare parts and technical equipment for the aircraft of Russian and Soviet production, as well as their repair. The company is engaged in the patriotic and charitable activities: restoring airplanes of World War II, as well as publishes books and albums on the history of domestic aviation industry and Russian aviation.

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