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Mikoyan Gurevitch Mig 21

Author : Gerard Paloque
ISBN : 2352501474
Genre : History
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The MiG-21 originated with an official request from the Soviet authorities in 1954 for a light, high-performance (Mach 2 at 20 000 m) frontline fighter to protect military and production installations from potential raids by American bombers. Built for almost half a century in twenty or so different versions, in four successive generations, the “Fishbed” (its NATO codename) was not only the jet which was built in the largest numbers in the whole of aviation history, but also the aircraft which was built in greatest numbers since the end of the Second World War, all types and all countries included. Used by fifty or so air forces on four of the five continents, the MiG-21 took part in most of the major conflicts during the four last decades, from the Six-Day War in 1967 to the Balkans in 1999. At the present time more than a thousand examples of this fighter, of which a large number were built in China (Shenyang F-7 and J-7) are still in service, with their career continuing thanks to modernization programs for the surviving aircraft which have enabled them to pass cheerfully into the 21st Century.
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Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 21 Pilot S Flight Operating Instructions

Author : Nato
ISBN : 9781935327189
Genre : Fishbed (Jet fighter plane)
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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 is known in NATO circles as the ¿Fishbed¿. Designed as a Mach 2.0 interceptor, the plane holds the distinction of being produced in greater numbers than any other jet aircraft. The Fishbed flew in combat in Vietnam, where it held its own against the F-105 Thunderchief. During the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, 17 Israeli aircraft were shot down, for a loss of six Egyptian MiG-21s. The plane also flew in combat in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and in Yugoslavia. Today, over 28 of the world¿s air forces continue to fly MiG-21s. Originally printed by NATO, this English-language handbook provides a glimpse inside the cockpit of this incredible plane. The manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text
Category: Fishbed (Jet fighter plane)

Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 21 Fishbed

Author : Yefim Gordon
ISBN : 1580071066
Genre : History
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The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed, a lightweight air-combat fighter, is one of the most famous military aircraft in the world. No other warplane has been manufactured in such large numbers (over 10,000 in the Soviet Union and about 2,000 in China and India) since World War II. Nor has any other fighter served with so many air forces (the current count is 56). This global success was the MiG design bureau’s fourth in succession in the immediate postwar era. Powered by one Tumansky R-11F-300 rated at 12,675 lb (w/ afterburner), the MiG-21 was easy to maintain, tough in the harshest environments, and very affordable. It was designed to climb fast to high altitudes, at all heights, and to excel in close combat. This book covers all MiG-21 upgrades and variants, as well as combat and armament specifications. Over 300 photos are used to illustrate the story of the MiG-21. It features technical diagrams and gives a comprehensive development history. Other topics include design, development, structural detail, international production, trials, comparisons, and much more.
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Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 21

Author : Alexander Mladenov
ISBN : 9781782003762
Genre : History
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The MiG-21 (NATO reporting name Fishbed) firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with more than 10,000 units rolling off the lines of three plants in the former Soviet Union. The type was also built under license in India and Czechslovakia, and without license in China until the late 2000s. Designed as a Mach-2 light tactical fighter, its original prototype, the Ye-6/1, was first flown in 1958. The first production variant of the type, designated the MiG-21F, appeared in 1960 and its improved sub-variant, the MiG-21F-13 (Type 74, NATO reporting name Fishbed-C), was made available for export by 1961. It was a simplified daytime short-range, clear-weather interceptor and tactical fighter.
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Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 21 Fishbed Warbirdtech

Author : Gordon Yefim
ISBN : 158007216X
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The photos in this edition are black and white. The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed, a lightweight air-combat fighter, is one of the most famous military aircraft in the world. No other warplane has been manufactured in such large numbers (over 10,000 in the Soviet Union and about 2,000 in China and India) since World War II. Nor has any other fighter served with so many air forces (the current count is 56). This global success was the MiG design bureau's fourth in succession in the immediate postwar era.Powered by one Tumansky R-11F-300 rated at 12,675 lb (w/ afterburner), the MiG-21 was easy to maintain, tough in the harshest environments, and very affordable. It was designed to climb fast to high altitudes, at all heights, and to excel in close combat. This book covers all MiG-21 upgrades and variants, as well as combat and armament specifications. Over 300 photos are used to illustrate the story of the MiG-21. It features technical diagrams and gives a comprehensive development history. Other topics include design, development, structural detail, international production, trials, comparisons, and much more.
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Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 21 Fishbed

Author : Vladimir Trendafilovski
ISBN : OCLC:839311218
Genre : Fishbed (Jet fighter plane)
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Mikoyan

Author : Books, LLC
ISBN : 1156851025
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 112. Chapters: Mikoyan aircraft, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17, Artem Mikoyan, Mikoyan MiG-29, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 operators, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 variants, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25, Mikoyan MiG-29K, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3, Mikoyan MiG-31, Mikoyan MiG-35, Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250, Mikoyan MiG-27, Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-150 family, List of Mikoyan MiG-29 operators, Mikoyan MiG-29M, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105, Post-PFI Soviet/Russian aircraft projects, Mikoyan-Gurevich DIS, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9, Mikoyan Project 1.44, Mikoyan-Gurevich I-211, Mikoyan-Gurevich I-75, Mikoyan-Gurevich I-270, Mikoyan MiG-33, Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-8, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Variants - Initial Mass Production, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-8, Mikoyan MiG-AT, MiG Skat, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Variants - Development and Preproduction, Mikhail Gurevich, Mikoyan MiG-110, Mikoyan LMFS, Saratov Aviation Plant, Marat Alykov, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-6. Excerpt: The Mikoyan MiG-29 (Russian: NATO reporting name: Fulcrum) is a fourth-generation jet fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union for an air superiority role. Developed in the 1970s by the Mikoyan design bureau, it entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1983, and remains in use by the Russian Air Force as well as in many other nations. The NATO name "Fulcrum" was sometimes unofficially used by Soviet pilots in service. The MiG-29, along with the Sukhoi Su-27, was developed to counter new American fighters such as the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, and the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon. In 1969 the existence of the United States Air Force's "F-X" program, which would result in the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, became public knowledge. At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet response was necessary to avoid the po...
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Civil Airworthiness Certification

Author : Miguel Vasconcelos
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Genre : Transportation
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This publication provides safety information and guidance to those involved in the certification, operation, and maintenance of high-performance former military aircraft to help assess and mitigate safety hazards and risk factors for the aircraft within the context provided by Title 49 United States Code (49 U.S.C.) and Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), and associated FAA policies. Specific models include: A-37 Dragonfly, A-4 Skyhawk, F-86 Sabre, F-100 Super Sabre, F-104 Starfighter, OV-1 Mohawk, T-2 Buckeye, T-33 Shooting Star, T-38 Talon, Alpha Jet, BAC 167 Strikemaster, Hawker Hunter, L-39 Albatros, MB-326, MB-339, ME-262, MiG-17 Fresco, MiG-21 Fishbed, MiG-23 Flogger, MiG-29 Fulcrum, S-211. DISTRIBUTION: Unclassified; Publicly Available; Unlimited. COPYRIGHT: Graphic sources: Contains materials copyrighted by other individuals. Copyrighted materials are used with permission. Permission granted for this document only. Where applicable, the proper license(s) (i.e., GFD) or use requirements (i.e., citation only) are applied.
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Tailed Delta Wing Aircraft

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ISBN : 1233143123
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 variants, Boeing X-37, Boeing 2707, Sukhoi Su-9, Gloster Javelin, Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-150 family, Sukhoi Su-15, Helwan HA-300, Boeing X-40, Boulton Paul P.120. Excerpt: The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Russian: NATO reporting name "Fishbed") is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. It was popularly nicknamed "balalaika," from the aircraft's planform-view resemblance to the Russian stringed musical instrument or o wek (English: ) by Polish pilots due to the shape of its fuselage. Early versions are considered second-generation jet fighters, while later versions are considered to be third-generation jet fighters. Some 50 countries over four continents have flown the MiG-21, and it still serves many nations a half-century after its maiden flight. The fighter made aviation records. At least by name, it is the most-produced supersonic jet aircraft in aviation history and the most-produced combat aircraft since the Korean War, and it had the longest production run of a combat aircraft (1959 to 1985 over all variants). The MiG-21 jet fighter was a continuation of Soviet jet fighters, starting with the subsonic MiG-15 and MiG-17, and the supersonic MiG-19. A number of experimental Mach 2 Soviet designs were based on nose intakes with either swept-back wings, such as the Sukhoi Su-7, or tailed deltas, of which the MiG-21 would be the most successful. Development of what would become the MiG-21 began in the early 1950s, when Mikoyan OKB finished a preliminary design study for a prototype designated Ye-1 in 1954. This project was very quickly reworked when it was determined that the planned engine was underpowered; the redesign led to the second prototype, the Ye-2. Both these and other early prototypes featured swe...
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Mikoyan Gurevich Mig 19p Pm Mig 21f 13

Author : Lechoslaw Musialkowski
ISBN : 8365958066
Genre : Airplanes
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The first supersonic fighter in the Polish Air Force, MiG-19 and the first version of the MiG-21F-13 are described in the unparalleled details. Many unpublished photos from the private collections. Colour schemes and markings are described and illustrated in a series of specially commissioned colour profiles.
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