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[Honey] Badger Don’t Care–The Soviet Union’s Jack Of All Trades Bomber Turns 65
There wasn’t much the Soviets couldn’t hang from this versatile bomber. On April 27th 1952 Soviet test pilot N.S. Rybko flew the prototype that would eventually become the Tupelov Tu-16 Badger for the first time. The Tupelov Design Bureau had been drawing bombers since the 1920s. Old Andrei Tupelov (1888-1972) got his start working from […] More