Sovjet Fighter Aircraft in the Jet Era – Video series

First Soviet-built jet aircraft: MiG-9 and Yak-15

In this blog post, we would like to show some nice videos about the development of jet fighters in the Soviet Union.

The first video shows Soviet test with jet engines during WWII. Later on, Mikoyan MiG-9 Fargo and Yakovlev Yak-15/Yak-17 Feather were the first fighter jets introduced in the USSR Air Forces.

http://youtu.be/DoYin1WohxQ

MiG-15 Fagot and he first supersonic fighter jets

The first MiG-15 flight and the age of supersonic aircraft. Very interesting: The rocket start at 01:25

http://youtu.be/SEvjTUahNOQ

Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum

http://youtu.be/0AMnDMU336k

The MiG-29 is available for tourist flights today. MiG-29 Flights take place in Russia. In case you are interested, have a look here

Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker

The Su-27 is a really amazing fighter aircraft and holds countless records. The video also describes a dogfight in which the Su-27 is superior compared to the USAF F-15 Eagle.

http://youtu.be/eJAoliMNIgM

The Sukhoi Su-27 was available for rides until 2006. Su-27 flights took place on Zhukovsky/Ramenskoe airbase near Moscow.

 

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