MARZ Moscow Aviation Repair Plant, Chernoye

This plant, in the village of Chernoye, sometimes spelled Chernoe in English, east of Moscow, is operated by DOSAAF Russia, which is the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Aviation, and Navy. DOSAAF Russia was previously known as ROSTO (Russian Defence Sports-Technical Organization).

The plant specialises in the repair and restoration of An-2s and Mi-2s, including engine and helicopter gearbox overhaul. It also handles other types such as Mi-8s, and is developing a monoplane conversion of the An-2. It recently celebrated its 75th anniversary.

"BBC POCCNN", "VVS Rossii" in English text, as seen on many of the aircraft, means Russian Air Force. Aircraft here are being parted-out in the graveyard, stored awaiting restoration, or restored and awaiting delivery to customers. Most, if not all, of the An-2s and Mi-2s were built in Poland by PZL.

Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Aero L-29 Delfin RF-00546 Russian AF
Aero L-29 Delfin Unknown  
Antonov An-2 01 yellow Russian AF
Antonov An-2 03 yellow  
Antonov An-2 09 yellow Russian AF
Antonov An-2 54 yellow MAI
Antonov An-2   Before and after restoration.
Antonov An-2 monoplane Unmarked A MARZ project with the new cockpit design.
Antonov An-2 new fuselages   New fusealge design, especially a new cockpit.
Antonov An-2E EA-00078 Marked "Experimental", but I don't know what was experimental about it.
Antonov An-2P CCCP-33382 RA-33382 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2P CCCP-40816 RA-40816 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2P RA-17883 Polet Flight
Antonov An-2P RA-32607 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2P RA-33301 Naryan-Mar Air Enterprise
Antonov An-2P RA-33555  
Antonov An-2P RA-62438 Aviation Company PANKh
Antonov An-2P RA-84641 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2P RA-84709 Barkol Aviacompany
Antonov An-2R 68170 Flight Research Aerogeophysical Center
Antonov An-2R CCCP-17812 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2R CCCP-56475 RA-56475 Aeroflot
Antonov An-2R RA-56480 Lukiaviatrans
Antonov An-2R RF-00889 This neat semi-restoration highlights the transformation that MARZ can perform.
Antonov An-2T 01572 Flight Research Aerogeophysical Center
Antonov An-2T CCCP-01100 Australia Goodwill Flight 1992-1993 markings.
Antonov An-2T RA-07227 Polet Flight
Antonov An-2T RF-00342 ROSTO
Antonov An-2T RF-00450 "Bondarenko"
Antonov An-2T RF-00455 DOSAAF
Antonov An-2T RF-00472  
Antonov An-2T RF-00721 DOSAAF
Antonov An-2T RF-02335 ROSTO
Antonov An-2T RF-90573 01 yellow Russian AF
Antonov An-2T RF-90576 03 yellow Russian AF
Antonov An-2TP CCCP-07772 Aeroflot
Control tower    
Mil Mi-1 01 yellow  
Mil Mi-2 collection    
Mil Mi-2 EW-23232  
Mil Mi-2 RA-00526 14 yellow ROSTO
Mil Mi-2 RA-14155  
Mil Mi-2 RA-14263  
Mil Mi-2 RA-15632 DOSAAF
Mil Mi-2 RA-15642 DOSAAF
Mil Mi-2 RA-15675 Aviation Company PANKh
Mil Mi-2 RA-15683 MARZ DOSAAF
Mil Mi-2 RA-15695 Aviatest
Mil Mi-2 RA-20861  
Mil Mi-2 RA-23443  
Mil Mi-2 RA-23549  
Mil Mi-2 RA-23716 Aviatest
Mil Mi-2 RF-00060 MARZ gate guard
Mil Mi-2 RF-00377 ROSTO
Mil Mi-2 RF-00509  
Mil Mi-2 RF-00512 ROSTO
Mil Mi-2 RF-00522 DOSAAF
Mil Mi-2 RF-00524  
Mil Mi-2 RF-14412  
Mil Mi-2 Unmarked  
Mil Mi-4 04 yellow DOSAAF
Mil Mi-4 Unmarked Restoration in progress marking the 65th anniversary of the Mi-4 entering service.
Mil Mi-8 RA-24554  
Mil Mi-8T RA-22584 Vologda Aviation Enterprise
Mil Mi-8T RA-25655  
PZL-104 Wilga 7 blue  
PZL-104 Wilga 27 red  
Unknown amphibian    
Unknown high-wing ultralight    
Unknown light flying boat    
Yakovlev Yak-18T RA-44303 These were used by the Ulyanovsk Higher Aviation School of Civil Aviation.
Yakovlev Yak-18T RA-44309
Yakovlev Yak-18T RA-44310

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