Installation of Тu-144. Progress report for the 26th of July
On the 26th of July two employees of NIK (Konotopchik Evgeny and Boychuk Alexander), two employees of Alpha-M and the volunteer from aviation museum in Monino Pavel Proskurnya work on the board of Tu-144.
Works on well water-proofing, installation and water-proofing of redocking strings (16 per joint), closing the wells, continue.
Preparation of the ground for the slab for the nose landing gear
The Head of the Construction Department in Design-and-engineering Centre in Zhukovsky Vyacheslav Katukov continues to coordinate the installation of the plane on the gears, there are difficulties, which need to be solved immediately.
View from the front door in direction of the installation of the plane along the Tupolevskoe high road. It is important to pay attention to the height above the ground + 4 m of the nose landing gear + 4 m of the nose leg of the installation + the height of the front gear.
The employees of zhukovsky NIK Konotopchik Evgeny and Boychuk Alexander are preparing the wells of splice attachments for water-proofing.
The reporter Alyona Mogilevskaya and her photographer, who will write an article about the installation of the monument to the Tu-144 and history of its creation and the role of NIK Ltd in it attended NIK. The head of works on the plane is a volunteer, who is in the centre of the picture! It is Pavel Proskurnya, who is famous for his active participation in Aviation museum works in Monino.