MiG-29 Fulcrum

The MiG-29s deployed to al-Jufra Air Base may belong to Libyan National Army Air Force but it doesn’t really matter: they are in Libya ‘in the name of Russia’

The MiG-29s deployed to al-Jufra Air Base may belong to Libyan National Army Air Force but it doesn’t really matter: they are in Libya ‘in the name of Russia’

It doesn’t matter if the MiG-29s are operated by or on behalf of the LNA, Belarus, Vanuatu, or Mars People.… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of the ‘wrong’ MiG-29 Kill Markings applied to USAF F-15C Jets after Operation Allied Force

The three 493rd FS “Grim Reaper” pilots that shot down the Fulcrums were Lt Col Cesar “Rico” Rodriguez, Capt Mike… Read More

4 years ago

Syrian MiG-29 Fulcrum Fleet is in bad shape, here’s why

Syrian MiG-29-fleet is in very poor condition, as obvious from the recent crash of the jet flown by Col. Yunes… Read More

4 years ago

Did you know the US wanted to Export the F-22 Raptor but It wasn’t sold Abroad Because no Other Country Helped to pay for its Development?

Initially, the F-22 Raptor was allowed to be exported because few countries were willing to help pay for the aircraft… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] Former USAF F-15 Pilot Tells the Story of an Intense Dogfight he had against an Iraqi MiG-29 during Operation Desert Storm

‘At about two miles I looked once again, but I was no longer thinking about taking a pre-merge shot. Instead,… Read More

4 years ago

A quick look at MiG-29’s World Records

The records were officially recognised by the FAI, substantiating the MiG-29's excellent reputation and potential of the Russian aerospace industry… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of Alexander Zuyev, the Soviet Pilot who defected to Turkey flying a MiG-29 Fulcrum

Once Zuyev landed in Turkey his first words were: "Finally, I - am American!" The interesting clip in this post… Read More

4 years ago

31st Fighter Wing F-16s Conduct Joint Training with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s

31st Fighter Wing F-16s deployed to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria to conduct “hot pit” refueling and participate in the… Read More

5 years ago

[Updated] Slovak Air Force MiG-29 Crashes, Pilot Survives. The Country Suspends Fulcrum Training Flights.

The Slovak Air Force MiG-29 pilot managed to steer the jet away from a populated and industrial area, showing high… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

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.… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

That Time Russia said a Serbian MiG-29 Shot Down an F-117 Stealth Fighter

‘I felt as pleased as an Indian who had just taken a scalp, or even more,’ Lt.-Col. Gvozden Djukic, Federal… Read More

5 years ago

Remembering Russian MiG-29’s 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’… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago