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Here’s a Video that Celebrates 80th Anniversary of MiG

In total at domestic aircraft building plants there have been manufactured about 45000 aircraft of “MiG” brand, from which 11000 aircraft have been exported.

The interesting video in this post is aimed to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of MiG.

Today the Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) “MiG” product line consists of up-to-date fighters- interceptors, multi-role combat aircraft, including newly developed fighters of the unified family of MiG-29K/KUB, MiG- 29М/М2 and advanced MiG-35, training equipment as well as the light general-purpose airplanes. The RAC MiG designers are intensively working at creation of a new generation aeronautical engineering, both manned and unmanned.

The enterprises participating in manufacturing of the MiG brand products have added a glorious page to the history of the Russian and world aviation. A.I. Mikoyan Design Bureau, founded (by Artem Mikoyan himself along with his deputy Mikhail Gurevich, thus the first letters of their surnames gave the name to a series of military aircraft called the “MiG”) on Dec. 8, 1939, included into the RAC “MiG”, has elaborated about 450 projects of combat aircraft, from which 170 projects are realized, and 94 – were made in series.

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In total at domestic aircraft building plants there have been manufactured about 45000 aircraft of “MiG” brand, from which 11000 aircraft have been exported.

Over 14000 “MiG” fighters have been produced under licence abroad. “MiG” family brand aircraft protected from aggression the skies of more than 40 countries over the world. Among them there are such glorified fighters as MiG-15, MiG-17, MiG-19, MiG-21, MiG-23, MiG-25, MiG-29, MiG-31.

Photo credit: Teller Report

Gabriele Barison

Gabriele Barison is an aviation, defense and military writer. He is the Co-Founder and Editor of “The Aviation Geek Club” one of the world’s most read military aviation blogs. He has flown Super Puma and Cougar helicopters with the Swiss Air Force.

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