Aircraft Photo of 01 red | Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27D | Russia - Air Force | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:01 red
Aircraft Original Type:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27
Aircraft Generic Type:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27
Aircraft Version:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27D
Operator / Titles:Russia - Air Force
C/n (msn):61912511018
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: 42043
Photographer's Remark

The MiG-27 shares the basic airframe of the MiG-23 but is optimised for air-to-ground attack. Dissatisfaction with the MiG-23BN led to the further development of the basic airframe to accommodate; a stronger undercarriage, simpler intakes, a shorter exhaust nozzle and a revised nose with a downward-sloping profile for improved pilot visibility. This example is on display at the Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino.

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