Aircraft Photo of N1VC | Shenyang J-5 | Egypt - Air Force | #286471
Registration / SerialN1VC
Aircraft Original TypeMikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17
Aircraft Generic TypeShenyang J-5/F-5
Aircraft VersionShenyang J-5
C/n (msn)2507
Operator PaintedEgypt - Air Force
City / AirportAtwater - CastleMap
Region / CountryCalifornia, United States
Airport CodesICAO: KMER   IATA: MER   Local: MER   Other: -
CollectionCastle Air Museum
Photo Date22 September 2010
Photo byAad van der Voet
Photo ID: 286471
Photo Comment

This Chinese-built MiG-17 belongs to the Golden Gate Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, and was temporarily displayed at the Castle Air Museum from 2004 until it was moved to Midland, TX in 2011/2012. It is in Egyptian markings without serial, still marked as N1VC on the rear fuselage (just visible below the wing). Although listed on the USCAR as serial number 2705, it is believed to be c/n 2507 (the former 2507 of the China Air Force).

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