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By Yefim Gordon

ISBN-10: 1580070817

ISBN-13: 9781580070812

In the years following global conflict II, many countries made use of captured German know-how, and given the pressures of the incipient chilly battle, Soviet engineers usually had little or no time to supply an "answer to the West". for this reason, the MiG-15's designers made use of German applied sciences and a British powerplant, which served to speed up the fighter's improvement. The MiG-15 had an extended provider occupation and was once inbuilt large numbers either inside of and out of doors the Soviet Union. the most elements within the MiG-15's good fortune have been a turbojet rated at over 2,000 kg (4,409 lb) of thrust, a brand new configuration with swept wings and empennage, and new pilot survival aids together with an ejection seat. those, including heavy armament and simplicity of manufacture and operation, made the MiG-15 an excellent fighter jet. actually, it cleared the path for Soviet fighter layout for the following decade. WarbirdTech quantity 40.

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Yefim Gordon archive) 52 WARBIRDTECH ..... i_ _ :wi J A MiG-I5bis from East Germany. This particular machine serialed 16 Red (c/n 1768) was built in either Komsomol'sk-onAmur or Saratov. However, most of the East German Air Force's Fagots were Czech-built. (Yefim Gordon archive) Air Force and Air Defenseof the German Democratic Republic), followed by the first 12 UTI-MiG-15 advanced trainers in September. To be precise, these were Czech-built S-103s and CS-102s, flown to Cottbus by Czech pilots.

The CS-102, respectively. uprising was squashed, but it took a The CzAF had been flying aging while for Moscow to rebuild its trust jets, the Yak-17 and Yak-23. The EAST GERMANY towards Berlin. fighter units were re-equipped with East German tech staff started On June 28, 1956, the first five MiG-15s by 1957. Usually the fighters had natural metal finish, but training for the MiG-15 in July 1952, MiG-15bis fighters were officially some MiG-15s sported very colorful with the assistance of Soviet advi- delivered to the LSK/LV (Luftmarkings for air shows, or for war sors.

The fighter's harpoon incorporated a valve and plumbing to the fuel system. After the fighter made contact with the tanker's towing drogue, a hose terminating in a smaller drogue was paid out along the towing cable, and the fighter accelerated, locking the two drogues together. When refueling was completed, the smaller drogue was automatically disengaged and the hose rewound. Another arrangement proposed by OKB-918 involved two hose drum units (HDDs) installed in the forward bomb bay, with the hoses running inside the wings and exiting from specially modified wingtips.

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