• MiG-21 close-up
Today we will talk, and a closer look at the multi-purpose MiG-21 fighter, the first flight of which took place in 1959. Photos taken on the flight test facility of Nizhny Novgorod aircraft building plant "Sokol".
To begin with bead under the number 08.
The nose of the aircraft stand.
The tire is no good ...
brake flap in the open position.
The main stand under the wing of the aircraft.
The tail section.
The tail unit is equipped with various devices.
And in this thing is hidden parachute for braking.
LDPE, the angle of attack.
An interesting device, probably a kind of periscope to watch what is going on behind.
And what is this niche, you know?
As it turns out, is a 5 liter tank, filled with pure alcohol for the de-icing system of the frontal glass ...
And this is another board with the number 901, designed for two crew members - the MiG-21UM - training front-line fighter.
The cabin for two people, in which a few years ago had the opportunity to fly to any interested person ... for the money, of course. By the way, the aircraft may be ordered now, with any capacity, and he will fly to wherever you wish ...
Rubber is also worthless.
Air intakes at 901 th
are different from the 08 th board.
Empty weight: 5460 kg
Maximum takeoff weight: 10,100 kg Maximum fuel weight 2750 kg
Maximum thrust without afterburner: 4100 kg
Maximum thrust in afterburner: 6850 kg
Maximum height at speed: 2230 km / h
The cruising speed of 1000 km / h
Range of flight:
without PTB 1225 km
with PTB 1470 km
Service ceiling: 17,800 m
Climb rate: 235 m / s
Maximum Overload: + 8, 5 g
Cannon 23 mm built-in gun GSH-23L (ammo - 200 rounds)
The weight of suspended elements: 1300 kg
"Air-to-air" P-3, P-60, P-60M
"Air-surface": X-66, X-31A
NAR: caliber 57 and 240 mm
Svobodnopadayuschie bomb: various types and weighing up to 1,000 kg.
Look inside the front cockpit of the MiG-21UM.
A general view of the cockpit.
A huge number of different devices and switches is amazing ...
Center stick - RUS
Flight and navigational instruments.
Rear cabin instructor:
Table with the testimony.
Now, the MiG-21 aircraft - 08
Since the board battle, ergonomics is a little different.
Ejection seat KM-1M