Aircraft Photo of 809 | Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13 | Poland - Air Force | AirHistory.net #56903
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:809
Military Code:C
Aircraft Original Type:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Aircraft Generic Type:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Aircraft Version:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21F-13
C/n (msn):740809
Operator / Titles:Poland - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Cracow - Rakowice-Czyzyny (closed)Map
Country:Poland
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego
 
Photo Date:15 September 2015
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 56903
Photo Comment

This early Fishbed-C version was rather unpopular with pilots due to the forward hinged canopy, which (they believed) would lessen their survival chances during ejection. This aircraft served with 11 Fighter Aviation Regiment in Debrzno, 40 FAR in Swidwin and finally with 4 FAR in Goleniow before retirement to the Polish Aviation Museum in 1990.

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