Several dozen different models of Soviet Mil Mi-2 and Mi-8 helicopters rotting in the open air. The boneyard’s most important function is to serve as a huge, open-air parts warehouse for the Russian military.
Discover an aircraft boneyard at Sukhumi Babushara Airport in Abkhazia. There is a storage area for aircraft that are retired from service. Most aircraft at Abkhazia boneyard are either kept for storage with some maintenance or have their parts removed for reuse or resale and are then scrapped.
Mil Mi-26 Helicopter Graveyard in Kinel-Cherkassy, Russia. An airfield was built in Kinel-Cherkassky in 1940. During World War II Soviet pilots were trained in Kinel-Cherkassy.