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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29B

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Fulcrum from the No. 28 Squadron "First Supersonics" garrisoned at Jamnagar AFS with the motto "Sanharancha Karothi Ya" i.
. "Determined to Destroy" kept on display on the ramp at Hindon AFB on the occasion of 85th Indian Air Force Day. It is known as "The First Supersonics" because it was the first squadron in the IAF to be equipped with supersonic Mikoyan MiG-21s in 1963.The squadron was initially based in Chandigarh, later moved to Tezpur, Assam, then Pune, Maharashtra and later to Jamnagar, Gujarat. Indian Air Force Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29B Fulcrum, KB3116.
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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29B

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8th October 2017
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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. NATOs 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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