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Author Topic: Yuri Gagarin`s Matra Djet 5  (Read 13513 times)
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« on: October 15, 2016, 09:18:21 am »


I`m new on this forum and I tried to find post about Yuri Gagarin`s (first cosmonaut) Matra Djet5 but without results. So, I hope it`ll interesting here for somebody.

In 1965, during his visit of Mécanique Aviation TRAction, he`s eyes seted on Djet and that was noticed by director who presented same car to him later. After Yuri Gagarin`s death in 1968 car was displayed in Star City (space training center) till to the end of USSR. In 90`s car was sold to litvanian private collector, perhaps it`s located in Kaunas city.

P.S.: Excuse me for my english!
Anders Dinsen
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2016, 09:50:38 am »

Welcome to the forum and thank you for sharing this very interesting story, Lev, and for the great photos. It would be interesting if the car could be found somewhere.


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