MiG-29

Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away

Anatoly Kvochur, test pilot who ejected 2 seconds Before the Crash of his MiG-29 and first to land a Fulcrum on American soil, passes away

Russian test pilot Anatoly Kvochur passes away Russian test pilot Anatoly Kvochur passed away on Apr. 15, 2024 following a… Read More

1 month ago

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

The Soviet Pilot who defected to Turkey flying a MiG-29 Fulcrum The interesting clip in this post tells the story… Read More

4 months ago

The story of Anatoliy Kvochur, the MiG-29 Pilot who Ejected Two Seconds Before the Crash of his Fulcrum. He survived although he ejected outside the seat’s envelope.

The MiG-29 The MiG-29 was designed in response to a new generation of American fighters, which included the F-15 and… Read More

8 months ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why despite the Ukraine F-16 delivery delay the Viper will turn things for the better in Kyiv’s favor

F-16 Vipers for Ukraine As already reported, the US will allow its Western allies to supply Ukraine with advanced fighter… Read More

8 months ago

First Slovak Viper unveiled: the Slovak Air Force will be the first European country to receive the F-16 Block 70, the most capable version of the Fighting Falcon

First Slovak F-16 The first F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Slovak Republic was unveiled at Lockheed Martin’s facility in… Read More

9 months ago

Aggressor Fulcrums: the story of the Soviet Air Force MiG-29 Unit Tasked to Simulate USAF F-15 Eagle Fighter jets

Some MiG-29s were painted up to make them resemble the F-15 – the wingtips and stabilator tips were painted yellow… Read More

9 months ago

The Russian MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter jets that collided at RAF Fairford 30 years ago during IAT ‘93

The MiG-29 Fulcrum The MiG-29 was designed in response to a new generation of American fighters, which included the F-15… Read More

10 months ago

F-14 Tomcat pilot and TOPGUN instructor explains how he was able to nail a 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

1 year 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 a MiG-29 Fulcrum through clandestine measures.… Read More

1 year 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 a thing, so it was hard to just look up what a Serb flag… Read More

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years ago