Aircraft Photo of 15 red | Yakovlev Yak-23 | Russia - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:15 red
Aircraft Original Type:Yakovlev Yak-23
Aircraft Generic Type:Yakovlev Yak-23
Aircraft Version:Yakovlev Yak-23
Operator / Titles:Russia - Air Force
C/n (msn):31231015
Location
City / Airport:Monino (closed)Map
Country:Russia
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Central Museum of the Air Force
 
Photo Date:31 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID: 41674
Photo Comment

The Yak-23 'Flora' first flew on 8th July 1947 and proved very manoeverable. However, it was soon apparent that the straight-wing design made it inferior to the newly developed swept-wing fighters. This example is on display at the Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino.

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