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MiG-29S Fulcrum

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The first of a sequence of photos of the mid air collision between two Russian Mig 29s. No one was killed or seriously injured in the incident. The pilot can be seen ejecting

MiG-29S Fulcrum

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24th July 1993
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Aircraft Data

The Mikoyan MiG-29 a Soviet built 4th generation medium-sized air superiority fighter with good performance, armament and manoeuvrability, and the ability to use rough airfields. NATO’s reporting name for the MiG-29 is "Fulcrum"

The MiG-29 OVT a modification of the sixth MiG-29M prototype. The RD-33 engines are fitted with Klimov-designed nozzles that can rotate up to 15 degrees in any direction and it also has an increased operating range

Summary data for Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
Soviet Union197720007501n/a


2 x Klimov RD-33 (11230 - 18285 lbf) turbofan engines.


1x 30 mm GSh-30-1 cannon with 100 rounds. Up to 7,720 lb of weapons including six air-to-air missiles


Dimensions for Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 -
Length57 ft. 0 in.
Wing Span37 ft. 3 in.
Height15 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight24,250 lbs.
Max Weight46,300 lbs.


Performance of Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 -
Max Speed1,518 mph
Cruise Speed1,000 mph
Ceiling59,100 ft.
Normal Range430nm
Max Range1,800nm (with drop tank)

Updated 28th January 2009

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