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Inside The Cockpit - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15

Inside the cockpit - Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 aircraft.

A MiG-15UTI on display. Author Greg Goebel originally uploaded to en.wikipedia by Aerobird at 01:37, 28 December 2006.

A Soviet Air Forces MiG-15UTI two-seater trainer over Duxford Air Festival 2017. Source: mig1, Author: wallycacsabre.

A single-seat MiG-15 of the Polish Air Force in Museum Uzbrojenia in Poznań. Photo taken by Radomil, 6 June 2005, Poznań.

History[]

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Russian: Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15; USAF/DoD designation: Type 14; NATO reporting name: Fagot) is a jet fighter aircraft developed by Mikoyan-Gurevich for the Soviet Union. The MiG-15 was one of the first successful jet fighters to incorporate swept wings to achieve high transonic speeds. In aerial combat during the Korean War, it outclassed straight-winged jet day fighters, which were largely relegated to ground-attack roles. In response to the MiG-15’s appearance and in order to counter it, the United States Air Force rushed the North American F-86 Sabre to Korea in many fights over "MiG Alley".

When refined into the more advanced MiG-17, the basic design would again surprise the West when it proved effective against supersonic fighters such as the Republic F-105 Thunderchief and McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II in the Vietnam War of the 1960s.

The MiG-15 is believed to have been one of the most produced jet aircraft with more than 13,000 manufactured.

The MiG-15 remains in limited service with the Korean People's Army Air Force as an advanced trainer, but they are in bad shape due to the lack of nessasery spare parts and expertise needed to keep them going.

Data[]

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15.
Category. Statistic.
First flight. 30 December 1947.
Retired on. Still in use in limed N. Korea use as trainers.
Major contractor(s). Mikoyan-Gurevich.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. No.
Flight ceiling . 15,500 m (50,853 ft).
Top speed. 1,059 km/h (658 mph; 572 kn) at sea level.
VTOL. No.
Range. 1,240 km (771 mi; 670 nmi).
Crew, including instructor(s). 1 or 2.
Nationality(s). Soviet.
Class. Fighter and trainer.
Rate of climb. 51.2 m/s (10,080 ft/min) at sea level.
Links. https://militarymachine.com/mig-15/, https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2013/april/04/mig-15-flying-the-enemy-fighter, https://military-history.fandom.com/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-15, https://www.britannica.com/technology/MiG-15, https://www.history.navy.mil/content/history/museums/nnam/explore/collections/aircraft/m/mig-15.html, https://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?id=A19860066000, https://web.archive.org/web/20151220195312/http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?id=A19860066000 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan-Gurevich_MiG-15

Imagery[]

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Hungarian MiG-15 first post-restoration flight

Hungarian MiG-15 first post-restoration flight

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We Flew The MIG - USAF MIG-15 Fighter Interceptor Documentary - WDTVLIVE42

We Flew The MIG - USAF MIG-15 Fighter / Interceptor Documentary - WDTVLIVE42

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