Wings (2004) 02.06.2004
Availability of videosources
Needs clarification of possibility of digitizing in HD.
Awesome MiG, jet legend of the XX century.
The MiG-15 was the first model series with swept wings.
MiG-19 - the world's first airplane capable of reaching horizontal flight at supersonic speed.
After successful testing of this fighter appeared various modifications with increased armament, but although it was released quite a large series, mass recognition of another supersonic fighter.
The machine is third-generation MiG-21, developed by the Mikoyan design Bureau, first took to the sky on June 16, 1956, in the mass production came in 1959 and over the decades of his faithful service was a truly legendary model.
This unique aircraft was repeatedly modified, used in many armed conflicts around the world, were adopted and used in the air force more than 60 countries.
Finally, he gave life to many other models, more sophisticated, but continues to carry the best qualities of its predecessor.
About the history of fighter planes from the MiG-21 to MiG-31 tell the soldiers of the State flight test center of the Ministry of defence of Russia named after V. P. Chkalov in Akhtubinsk: Deputy commander of an aviation squadron/h 18374 Oleg Mutovin, head of training center test pilots/h 18374 Sergey Seryogin, the chief of the glits MO of the Russian Federation Radik Bariev, test pilot Vyacheslav Petrusha, senior test pilot Rafael Suleymanov.
PersonnelDyers p. P.-doctor of technical Sciences, Professor, Honored worker of science and technology of the RSFSR.
Mutovin O. E.-the test pilot 1st class, Colonel of the Russian air force, Hero of the Russian Federation.
Bariev R. A.-test pilot 1st class, General-major of the Russian air force, Hero of the Russian Federation, candidate of military Sciences, head of the glits, the defense Ministry named after V. P. Chkalov (2009).
Petrushka V. S.-the test pilot 1st class, Colonel of the air forces of the Russian Federation, Honored test pilot of RF, Hero of Russia, Deputy head of the glits, the defense Ministry named after V. P. Chkalov.
Seregin S. F. -- test pilot 1st class, Colonel of RF air force, distinguished military pilot of the Russian Federation.
Suleymanov R. F.-the test pilot 1st class, Colonel of RF air force, senior test pilot of the glits, the defense Ministry named after V. P. Chkalov.
Calendar1946 1959 10.04.1967
Air force Army; Defense and internal security; Aviation