Soviet Top Secret Nuclear Aeroplane M60-M

http://englishrussia.com/2015/02/02/soviet-atomic-nuclear-airplane-m-60m/

“In 1950s the idea of creating the nuclear airplane, the long range
strategic bomber powered on the power of atom was considered as a
necessity by Soviet generals. At that time there was already built first
Russian atomic ice breaker with its independent nuclear reactor on
board. So the plane seemed to be pretty real. To give you a little
spoiler on this post – yes, they finally was to able to build a working
plane with a nuclear reactor on board which was powering it during the
flight…”

16 pages of pictures, diagrams and text explanations of how the Soviets had been getting on with this project.

Article ends with “..But then the cold war ended, the Soviet Union collapsed, and we still don’t see the ecological, cheap and unlimited air flights.” 🙁

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