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Riga Aviation Museum


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Riga Aviation Museum is an aviation museum in Riga, Latvia.

 

Location and history

The museum is located in the grounds of Riga International Airport and is regularly open for public viewing. Its Latvian name is Latvijas Aviacijas Tehnikes Muzejs. It was established in 1956 by Victor Talpa, who worked for the Latvian Civil Aviation Administration, but it was privatised in 1997.

Exhibits

Some of the aircraft and helicopters at the museum are:

  • Aero L-29 Delfin
  • Antonov An-2
  • Antonov An-24
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25
  • Mikoyan MiG-27
  • Mikoyan MiG-29
  • Mil Mi-2
  • Mil Mi-4
  • Mil Mi-6
  • Mil Mi-8
  • Mil Mi-24
  • Sukhoi Su-7
  • Sukhoi Su-15
  • Sukhoi Su-22
  • Yakovlev Yak-28R
  • Tupolev Tu-22M
  • Tupolev Tu-134

Most of the museum's aircraft collection is displayed outdoors, and therefore exposed to the elements.

 




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