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Bulgarian Air Force may switch to Typhoon or Gripen because of F-16V’s high price
“They must offer prices similar to that offered to other countries, for example, Slovakia,” Krasimir Karakachanov, Bulgarian Defense minister. In December 2018, the National Assembly gave the Bulgarian government a mandate to negotiate with Washington (USA) about the purchase of eight new Lockheed Martin F-16V Block 70s to replace the ageing MiG-29s of...
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)....
MiG-29 Fulcrum crashes near Moscow. Pilots ejected safely
The MiG-29 was performing a training flight after taking off from Zhukovsky Airport when it experienced a problem with the "control system" and crashed On Oct. 5, 2018 a Russian MiG-29 (NATO reporting name: Fulcrum) fighter jet crashed near Moscow, Daily Star reports. The pilots ejected safely from the aircraft, but their condition is unknown. The Fulcrum came down into woodland in...
I want a MiG-29!: the saga of Israel's Fulcrums
Unlike the other frontline fighters of the past, the Israelis seemed unable to obtain a MiG-29 through clandestine measures. But, with the end of the Cold War, a means of evaluating the jet became possible - simply rent one. This they did. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) was keen to get a first-hand look at the systems and performance of...
Polish Air Force MiG-29 fighter jet crashes, killing pilot
Polish Air Force authorities have ordered all of the Soviet-made MiG-29 jets grounded pending an investigation According The New York Times a MiG-29 military jet crashed during a night flight in the country's north and the Polish Air Force pilot was killed despite ejecting before the crash, Poland's defense officials said Friday. The Defense Ministry said the jet crashed at 1:57...
Meet Poland’s First Female MiG-29 Fighter Pilot
“The aircraft won’t forgive any mistakes. It doesn’t matter if you are a man or a woman, we are all pilots,” Lt Katarzyna Tomiak-Siemieniewic, Polish Air Force First Female MiG-29 Fighter Pilot Lt Katarzyna Tomiak-Siemieniewic is the first female MiG-29 fighter pilot in the Polish Air Force. “The aircraft won’t forgive any mistakes. It doesn’t matter if you are a man...
Russian Swifts aerobatic team to transition to MiG-35
The transition will only occur after testing on the MiG-35 has been completed Russian aerobatic team Swifts will trade-in their MiG-29s for the MiG-35, Lt. Gen. Andrey Yudin of the Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) said. According RT, the transition will only occur after testing on the MiG-35 has been completed. As we have already explained, the Mikoyan MiG-35 (NATO reporting name Fulcrum-Foxtrot)...
Here are some highlights of Iron Eagle II movie, the largest aviation film produced in Israel
Iron Eagle II air task force included U.S. F-16s (played by the IAF Ramat David based F-16 squadrons) and USSR MiG-29s (mimicked by 69 Squadron's Phantoms). IAI Kfir fighters playing the interceptors of the imaginative Islamic nation Israeli Air Force (IAF) Ramat David Air Base (home of 69 Squadron 'Hammers') transformed into a Hollywood filming site for a few weeks,...
Famed former Soviet-Era test pilot warned Lt. Col. Eric Schultz one month before his fatal crash near Area 51
“You’ll perish, you can not do what I do,” Magomed Tolboyev, the test pilot for Soviet Buran space shuttle, said to Lt. Col. Eric Schultz a month ago Magomed Tolboyev, the test pilot for Soviet Buran space shuttle, said he had been in contact with the late Lt. Col. Eric Schultz a month ago. Actually according to an article appeared on...
Instead Argentina had decided to postpone talks on the purchase of MiG-29s Argentina is said to be in talks with France to buy refurbished Super Étendard attack aircraft and let the Fuerza Aérea Argentina (Argentine Air Force) operate them. Moreover as reported by Merco Press talks with France would also involve the possible purchase of engines to power 20 Argentine Pucaras...

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