Wings of Russia (2008): S01E01 – Fighters – The First Victories


Wings of Russia is an 18-part documentary hosted by Alexander Loginov, published by Wings TV in 2008, with English narration.


A modern fighter is a combination of beauty and power, speed and manoeuvrability. Its flight fascinates audience at any air show and makes potential enemies muse. A fighter has a hard task – it has to win an air fight not only against an enemy’s fighter, but against any other type of aircraft. Currently the authority of the Russian school designing aircraft of this type is acknowledged world wide. But that was not always so. Here is a story of the national fighter development from the WWI until the end of the 30s of the 20th century.

Wings of Russia Series

You can find a full index and overview of Wings of Russia here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 2008.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Russia.
  • Language: Russian and English.

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