Name Explanation Examples
T Stays for Sukhoj prototypes with delta wing, Ttreugolnoe krylo T-1, T-3 and more
TA Transport amphibian, Transprtnaja Amphibia TA-1
Ta Initials of Tairov Design Bureau Ta-1, Ta-3
TAF Transport amphibian, aerial variant , Transprtnaja Amphibia, aeroFotosjemochnyj variant TAF
TAGO, TASA, TASP, TAP Abbreviations for the Tbilisi Aviation State Plant, as found in different sources.
TANTK Taganrog Aviatsionnyj Nauchno-Tehnicheskij Kompleks , Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex, better known to the public as Beriev KB
TASS Telegrafnoe Agenstvo Sovetskogo Souza , Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union, major governmental press center ITAR-TASS Home Page
TB Heavy bomber, Tiagiolij Bombardirovschik TB-3, see alphabetic list for more TB's
TIS Heavy escort fighter, Tiajolij Istrebitel Soprovojdenija TIS
TK Turbocharger, Turbo Kompressor
TK Heavy Cruiser, Tiazholij Krejser TK-1, TK-4
TOM Maritime torpedo-bomber, Torpedonisets Otkrytogo Moria TOM-1
TS, тс Transport Aircraft, Transportnyj Samoliot, транспортный самолет TS-1
TsAGI Central Aero-Hydrodynamics Institute, Tsentralnyj Aero-Gidrodinamnicheskij Institute see TsAGI
TsGVIA Central Military Historic State Archive , Tsentralnyj Voenno-Istoricheskij Governmental Arhiv
TSh Heavy attack fighter, Tiagiolij Shturmovik TSh-1, TSh-2, TSh-3
TsIAD Central Air Engine Institute, Tsentralnyj Institut AviaDvigatelej
TsK Central Commetee, Tsentralnyj Komitet
TsKB Central Design Bureau, Tsentralnoe Konstructorskoe Bureau" TsKB-1, TsKB-11, TsKB-57; , see alhabetic list for more TsKB's
TsIAM Central Aero Engine Institute, Tsentralnyj Institut Aviatsionnykh Motorov See TsIAM facilities, TsIAM - CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF AVIATION MOTORS
TsKB MS Central Design Bureau for Seaplanes (Seaplanes Construction), later - Beriev KB; , Tsentralnoe Konstructorskoe Bureau Morskih Samoliotov (or Morskogo Samoliotostroenija) , Used as an internal design bureau designation, sometimes clipped to MS TsKB MS-8
TsNIIMash Central Scientific Research Institute of Machine Building,
Tsentralnyj NII Mashinostroenija
TsOM Central Experimental Workshop, Tsentralnaja Opytnaya Masterskaja
TsLST Central Laboratory for Lifesaving technology, Tsentralnaja Laboratorija Spasatelnoj Tehniki
TsUMVS The central department of International Air Services [since 1972],
Tsentralnoe Upravlenie Mezhdunarodnogo Vozdushnogo Soobschenija
TTKh Aircraft Tactic and Technical Characteristics, determined by TZ (see below) , Tactico-Tekhnicheskie Kharacteristiki
Tu Initials of Tupolev Design Bureau Tu-2, Tu-14, Tu-160
TTT Tactico-Tekhnicheskie Trebovanija, Tactical and Technical Requirements. More specific specidications than TZ, often based on already existing preliminary project.
TZ (Set of) Technical Specifications, base for (aircraft) design project; , Tekhnicheskoe Zadanie