Moscow Skies (Nebo Moskvy)
Moscow Skies (Nebo Moskvy) is a Soviet B&W 1944 war movie directed by Yuli Raizman. In Autumn 1941 young and inexpirienced fighter pilot Lt. Ilya Streltsov (Pyotr Aleynikov) joins a regiment that provides air defence of Moscow. Streltsov's beloved woman Zoya serves as combat medic in same unit, and Ilya thinks that she is more interested in decorated aces than in a rooky pilot. But soon Streltsov shows himself as skilled and brave pilot, and he is convinced that Zoya still loves him.
The following weapons were used in the film Moscow Skies (Nebo Moskvy):
Most Soviet pilots, including Lt. Ilya Streltsov (Pyotr Aleynikov), Capt. Goncharov (Pyotr Sobolevsky), Sr. Lt. Cherbina (Ivan Kuznetsov) and Sr. Lt. Solovyov (Evgeniy Nemchenko), carry Nagant M1895 revolvers. The guns are seen only in holsters.
When Lt. Ilya Streltsov (Pyotr Aleynikov) makes crash landing after aerial ramming, he has a TT-33 pistol instead of previously seen Nagant. Some other pilots, including regiment commander Lt. Col. Balashev (Nikolay Bogolyubov), carry holstered TTs.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Berezin UBS machine guns are main weapons of MiG-3 fighter planes. Real MiG-3s of Soviet Air Defence Forces, carrying a single UBS and two ShKAS machine guns, were used during filming.
Shpitalny-Komaritski ShKAS machine guns are secondary weapons of MiG-3 fighter planes and primary weapons of I-153 and I-16 fighter planes.
Maxim M1910/30 M-4
A Maxim M1910/30 in M-4 AA quad mounting is seen in documentary footage.
A destroyed Soviet T-60 light tank, armed with a TNSh-20 autocannon, is seen on battlefield.
2cm FlaK 30
An abandoned 2cm FlaK 30 autocannon is seen on battlefield.
37-mm M1939 (61-K) autocannons are seen in Moscow air defence and on the airfield.
A commanding officer of airfield fires a flare pistol. It is seen too far to be identified.
Scale models of Luftwaffe bombers (generally resembling Do 215/217 and Ju 88) are used to film the scenes of air combat.