Aircraft Photo of 37 red | Yakovlev Yak-38M | Russia - Navy |
Registration / Serial:37 red
Aircraft Original Type:Yakovlev Yak-38
Aircraft Generic Type:Yakovlev Yak-38
Aircraft Version:Yakovlev Yak-38M
Operator / Titles:Russia - Navy
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Monino (closed)Map
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Central Museum of the Air Force
Photo Date:31 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID: 42487
Photographer's Remark

The Yak-38 (NATO reporting name 'Forger') was the Soviet Union's only operational VTOL strike fighter aircraft, developed specifically for the Kiev-class aircraft carriers. This upgraded M-version (Forger-A), one of 50 built, is on display at the Central Museum of the Air Forces at Monino.

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