MiG-29 Fulcrum

F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor explains how he was able to nail MiG-29 Fulcrum in a 1v1 Dogfight

“I saw his two afterburners. He is probably doing 500 knots, straight downhill, with both afterburners. And I thought, ‘Gotcha!’… Read More

3 weeks ago

Israeli Fulcrums! The saga of IAF’s MiG-29 fighter jets

Unlike the other frontline fighters of the past, the Israelis seemed unable to obtain MiG-29 Fulcrum through clandestine measures.… Read More

1 month ago

Did you know ‘wrong’ MiG-29 Kill Markings representing no known country were applied to USAF F-15C Jets after Operation Allied Force?

At the time, Google wasn’t really thing, so it was hard to just look up what a Serb flag… Read More

1 month ago

F-15C #86-0156, the only Eagle to score two MiG-29 kills, retires to the National Museum of the US Air Force

On Apr. 25, 2023 F-15C #86-0156, the only Eagle to score two MiG-29 kills, has been retired to the National… Read More

1 month ago

Germany approves Polish request to send 5 MiG-29s to Ukraine (the Fulcrums are former East German MiG-29s)

According to German rules, the weapons that it sells require approval from Berlin if the receiving country wants to send… Read More

2 months ago

First F-16 Viper pilots to engage the MiG-29 in mock air combats explain what it’s like to dogfight against the Fulcrum

Below 200 knots, the MiG-29 Fulcrum has incredible nose-pointing capability down to below 100 knots. The F-16 Viper, however, enjoys… Read More

3 months ago

Slovak Air Force to donate approximately 13 MiG-29 fighters to Ukraine (in return Slovakia will receive unspecified US military systems worth $700 Million)

The Slovak Minister of Defense Jaroslav Naď commented on the unspecified systems delivery, saying that it should be made public… Read More

3 months ago

As Poland sends MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, UK considers supplying RAF Eurofighters for gifted Fulcrums to Ukraine

On Mar. 16, 2023 Poland pledged it would send four MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, the first NATO member to… Read More

3 months ago

EF-111A EWO explains why the Raven aerial kill scored during Operation Desert Storm was low-altitude maneuvering kill and not an F-15C air-to-air victory

‘Out of the black night, a bright, orange, twisting, tumbling fireball flashes forward into our right two-o-clock as Jim keeps… Read More

9 months ago

‘Slovak Air Force MiG-29s have not been handed over to Ukraine, they will be retired at Slovak International Air Festival on August 27,’ Slovakia’s Minister of Defence says

Jaroslav Naď, Minister of Defence of the Slovak Republic, has denied the reports that Slovakia has already handed over MiG-29… Read More

10 months ago

Czech Air Force JAS-39C/D Gripen fighter jets to provide air policing over Slovakia

The Czech Air Force will guard the air space of its eastern neighbor with Polish Air Force, which approved the… Read More

10 months ago

Here’s why Iraqi MiGs posed serious threat to USAF F-15C Eagles during Operation Southern Watch

A MiG-25 'Foxbat' which flew into the no-fly zone at Mach 2.5 and headed directly for a high-value asset, created… Read More

10 months ago

F-16s not on the Table for Ukraine, discussion of transferring Soviet-era Fighters like the MiG-29s used by the Ukrainian Air Force all but Dead, NATO Says

When US Permanent Representative to NATO Ambassador Julianne Smith was asked whether the US or alliance members have discussed transfer… Read More

1 year ago

The failure of Air Power during the Russia-Ukraine War

After watching at least two dozen of videos released over the last few days — I remain unimpressed by the… Read More

1 year ago

The future of tourist fighter jet flying doesn’t look bright. But Well-Known MiGFlug company has projects that could improve things.

Fighter jet flights like those sold by MiGFlug will very likely become harder and more expensive to organize in the… Read More

1 year ago

‘The Ghost of Kyiv was not killed in action on Mar. 13 because it does not exist. Stop spreading fake news,’ Ukrainian Air Force says

As we have previously reported, the Ghost of Kyiv is nothing more than an urban legend, claim that is… Read More

1 year ago