Alaska-Siberia 2015 flight

The 70th anniversary of the Great Victory against Nazi Germany in Wold War II will be celebrated in 2015. To memorize that great historical event an idea to revive Alaska-Siberia air route (ALSIB) has emerged.

On September 28th, 2013, in Bellingham (Washington State) BRAVO 369 Flight Foundation and Russian Aviation Company (Rusavia) signed Memorandum of Understanding of organization and participation in ALSIB 2015 Project (“Warplanes to Siberia”), dedicated to the greatest event of the Soviet-American military cooperation under the Lend-Lease program during the World War II.

The goal of the project "ALSIB 2015" is to recreate historical events occurred in 1942-1945, related to the air route ALSIB. The project is set to solve the following tasks:

- Historical WWII warplanes flight along Alaska-Siberia route (14,000 km in total!)

- Participation of ALSIB 2015 warplanes in Airspace Show MAKS-2015 (Moscow Region)

- Handing over of aircraft to various Russian Aviation Museums

- Revival and highlighting of ALSIB air route history and cooperation between the USA, Canada and the USSR (Russia) during World War II

- Development of small aviation in remote areas of Far North Russia

- Strengthening of friendship between Russia and the United States

- Honoring of aviation veterans dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory;

- Patriotic education of the younger generations

More info:

bravo369.net/
en.rusavia.com/alsib-2015.html/alyaska-sibir-2015.html

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By: Namenlos (1714.60)

Tags: Siberia, Alaska, warplanes, air route, Russia-USA cooperation

Location: Ukraine

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