This Frogfoot-A was TOC by the 30th Ground Attack Regiment at Pardubice in September 1987. In April 2003 it was transferred to the museum at Kbely for display. In 2017 it underwent a complete restoration and is now part of the new Staré Aerovka museum at Letňany.
This Fitter-B was built in October 1967 anf lew with the 20th and 28th sbolp (fighter bomber air regiment) in its service life. until retirement in September 1988 and subsequent handover to the Kbely museum. It is now on display in the former Aero production hangar as part of the Staré Aerovka museum.
The aircraft was manufactured in 1946 and subsequently served in the Czechoslovak AF with the Aviation Military Academy, the 25th Aviation Bomber Regiment and the 47th Aviation Reconnaissance Regiment. At Mladá AB in the mid-50s it was orderd to be scrapped but bought privately and ended up as a garden house in Litoli. Now undergoing restoration by enthusiasts at the Staré Aerovka museum.
This Fagot-B was built in May 1956 and was based all over Czechoslovakia. It was one of the very last MiG-15 in the Czechoslovak Air Force making its last flight on October 15th, 1982. The frame completed 2506 cycles and accumulated nearly 1800 hours before handover to the Kbely museum in March 1985. It is now on display in the former Aero hangar as part of the Staré Aerovka museum.
This Mongol-B, with the same wide-chord vertical stabiliser as on the MiG-21PFM, flew with the 1st Air School Regiment from July 1967 until retirement in April 1991 and handover to the museum at Prague-Kbely. The frame now resides stored/preserved behind the Staré Aerovka museum at Letňany.
MF-75 was the designation used in Bulgaria, East Germany, Romania and Czechoslovakia to refer to MiG-21MF aircraft delivered with cockpit instrumentation identical to that in the MiG-21bis with -75 refering to the year in which this type entered production. This example served with the Czechoslovak AF from July, 1975 until retirement from the Czech Republic AF in September, 1993. The frame now resides stored/preserved behind the Staré Aerovka museum at Letňany.
This Fishbed-D, the all-weather interceptor version, was built in Moscow in 1964 and flew with the Czechoslovak AF until retirement in 1989 and handover to the museum at Prague-Kbely. The frame now resides stored/preserved behind the Staré Aerovka museum at Letňany.
This Hip-C was built in October 1974 and served with the Soviet Army Avaition (probably in Afghanistan) and then with the Ukranian Army. It became time expired and was placed into storage in March 2008 with a total time of 5,303 hours. It received a fresh lease of life by becoming the second prototype to undergo modernisation to MSB standard and a new CofR was issued in July 2015. It is now owned by Heliteam CZ but was parked up at LKLT during my visit.
The UM was the two-seat training version of the Su-7BM. This particular aircraft was accepted by the Czechoslovaks in 1967 and retired in 1989 but not sits outside in the yard behind the Staré Aerovka museum.