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The Unknown Story of the MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre: i.e. Pugachev wasn’t the first to Perform the Cobra
When Pugachev Cobra was flown by Soviet test-pilots for the first time, nobody cared any more about who has originally developed this manoeuvre. The internet is full of videos and stories about the ‘Pugachev Cobra’ – a ‘dramatic and demanding manoeuvre’ – usually flown by Russian pilots on diverse variants of the Sukhoi...