Tag: MiG-29 Fulcrum

Here’s Why the Su-27 Flanker is The Best Fighter Jet in the World Only in Video Games
The Su-27 Flanker never came anywhere near getting a single kill against any Western type of aircraft. Caught myself reading some internet article about the Su-27 Flanker, and what a über-super-turbo fighter jet it is... or should be. Sure, serious people are always going to advise me, 'Tom, but everybody knows one can't trust the internet'....
Interesting video (with Funny Random Putin’s Memes) features RuASF Aircraft Type and Size 3D Comparison
The clip features random little memes of Putin, bare chested on horseback, or fishing, etc. to show RuASF aircraft scale. The interesting video in this post features Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) Aircraft Type and Size 3D Comparison. Here’s the list of the aircraft featured in the clip:
That time a Soviet Test Pilot Ejected Two Seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29
The MiG-29 hit the ground beside the runway, erupting in a tremendous fireball. Test pilot Anatoliy N. Kvochur landed a mere 30 m (98 ft) from the wreckage, the ejection seat impacting right next to him. Taken on Jun. 8, 1989 the famous video in this post features MiG-29 ‘303 Blue’ (c/n 2960516767,...
The Unknown Story of the Soviet MiG-29 Aggressor Unit Tasked to Simulate USAF F-15 Fighters
Flying two sorties per day, the MiG-29 Aggressor pilots had to shoulder a high workload, and before long they no longer cared who they were up against - they were prepared to take on even the devil, or a squadron of devils! In 1989 the first MiG-29s were delivered to the 1521st...
‘I felt as pleased as an Indian who had just taken a scalp, or even more,’ Lt.-Col. Gvozden Djukic, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Air Force MiG-29 “supposed pilot.”
‘I felt as pleased as an Indian who had just taken a scalp, or even more,’ Lt.-Col. Gvozden Djukic, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Air Force MiG-29 “supposed pilot.” The MiG-29 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum) created a sensation when it became the first Soviet combat aircraft to be displayed at a western air show. By the...
Remembering Russian MiG-29s Midair Collision at RIAT ‘93
The Fulcrums display at RIAT '93 -culminated in a spectacular collision at 200-250m (660-820 ft) in which MiG-29 ‘925 Black’ was virtually cut in two aft of the cockpit, bursting into flames. Taken on Jul. 24, 1993 the famous video in this post shows MiG-29s belonging to Russian Flight Research Institute (named after...
Iraqi MiG-29 Pilot Explains how he was able to Shoot Down a RAF Tornado during Operation Desert Storm
“I manoeuvred the aircraft to be behind and above them, I selected R-60MK heat-seeking missile and a HUD symbology appeared (ER) which means target acquired and I fired,” Capt. Jameel Sayhood, IrAF MiG-29 Pilot. The MiG-29, known as the Fulcrum in the west, became both one of the Soviet Air Force’s main fighter types...
F-15 Vs MiG-29: the 493rd FS MiG Kills scored during Operation Allied Force
The 493rd FS would claim four Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Air Force MiG-29s destroyed during the brief campaign. Operation Allied Force (OAF) followed repeated NATO warnings in 1998 to Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic to remove his armed forces from Kosovo. Fifteen F-15Cs from the 493rd FS/48th FW, based at RAF Lakenheath, England, deployed...
Polish Air Force MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crashes, injuring pilot
The general command of the Polish Armed Forces' press office has reported that the MiG-29 pilot has been found and taken to a hospital. On Mar. 4, 2019 a Polish Air Force fighter MiG-29 fighter jet from 23rd Tactical Air Base has crashed in the woods in Mazovian Voivodeship (Mazovia Province)....
Egyptian Air Force MiG-29M crashes during training flight. The Pilot ejected safely
An Egyptian Air Force spokesperson claimed that a technical malfunction of aircraft control system caused the incident As told by Sputnik News, the Russian newspaper Kommersant reported that a MiG-29M fighter has crashed in Egypt during a training flight. The aircraft had been delivered to Egypt under a commercial contract in 2018. "We have operational information about a crash of an Egyptian...

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