Tag: Syrian Arab Air Force
Cold War Era
The Unknown Story of the Syrian MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre: i.e. Pugachev Wasn’t the First to Perform the CobraTom Cooper -
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...