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Archive for March, 2009

Yakovlev Yak-14 side view

Yakovlev Yak-14

Yakovlev Yak-14 “24 Yellow” heavy assault glider. 334th TDAP (Transport-and-Assault Regiment), 1954

Petlyakov Pe-2 artwork

Petlyakov Pe-2

Coming home on a wing and a prayer. On 11th August 1942 this 73rd Bomber Regiment Petlyakov Pe-2 piloted by Ivan Kabakov was badly damaged by German flak but made it back to base

Mikoyan MiG-29UB side view

Mikoyan MiG-29UB

Kazakhstan Air Defence Force Mikoyan MiG-29UB “24 Red”. 600th Air Base, Zhetygen AB, May 2005

Mikoyan MiG-23UB side view

Mikoyan MiG-23UB

Kazakhstan Air Defence Force Mikoyan MiG-23UB “98 White”. 604th Air Base, Taldykorgan, September 2002

Mikoyan MiG-23M side view

Mikoyan MiG-23M

35th Fighter Regiment. Mikoyan MiG-23M “04 Red” (c/n 0390206255) manufactured in June 1975. In March 1978 the aircraft was still in air superiority grey camouflage

Mikoyan MiG-3 side view

Mikoyan MiG-3

This 148th IAP (Fighter Regiment)/1st Sqn Mikoyan/Gurevich MiG-3 inscribed Za Rodinu! (For Motherland!) took part in the Khar’kov offensive in May 1942. The serial, if there was one, is not known