MiG-29

Russian Heliborne Assault on Antonov / Hostomel Airport seems to have Failed

Russian Heliborne Assault on Antonov / Hostomel Airport seems to have Failed

Not only that the VKS paid a hefty price just to bring the airborne troops to their target (it lost… Read More

2 years ago

Russia’s Military Plan for a War on Ukraine that “is becoming very likely.” Unless Putin “opts for just a big exercise.”

On the diplomatic plan, all has been told and there's nothing left to talk about. Causes me to 'upgrade' my… Read More

2 years ago

Armenian Su-25 attack aircraft was most probably shot down by an Azeri MiG-29 (and not by a Turkish F-16)

In a Facebook post, the Armenian Defence Ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan, said the Turkish F-16 was 60km (37 miles) deep… Read More

4 years ago

Use of Contracted Russian Fighter Jets in Libya intensifies risk of civilian casualties

In late May, AFRICOM reported that at least 14 MiG-29s and several Su-24s were flown from Russia to Syria, where… Read More

4 years ago

The deployment of Russian MiG-29 and Su-24 Jets to al-Jufrah Air Base and all you need to know about what’s going on in Libya

For those who might still have doubts, or prefer to call this 'fake news,' the main image of this post… 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

Here’s why ‘who would win a 1-v-1 air engagement, (Turkish) F-16 or (Syrian) MiG-29?’ is a No Go Question

Combat aircraft aren't some kind of medieval knights on a jousting tournament. They're not even 'Spitfires vs Bf.109s' any more.… 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

5 years ago

Here’s a Video that Celebrates 80th Anniversary of MiG

In total at domestic aircraft building plants there have been manufactured about 45000 aircraft of "MiG" brand, from which 11000… 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

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

Now it’s official: Bulgarian Air Force buys F-16Vs

The F-16Vs – Bulgaria's biggest military procurement since the fall of Communism – will be used to replace its ageing… Read More

5 years ago

US State Department approves the sale of eight F-16 Vipers to Bulgaria

Since the F-16 Vipers are intended to replace Bulgarian Air Force's MiG-29s, they could be assigned to 3.IAB, based at… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

5 years ago