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HAL-HF-24-Marut

A HF-24 Marut preserved at the Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim near Munich in 2004.

Yakovlev Yak-141 3D model

Illustration of Yakovlev Yak-141.

Yakovlev Yak-141 at 1992 Farnborough Airshow (2)

Yakovlev Yak-141 at the 1992 Farnborough Airshow.

Atlas Cheetah 3 (DanieVDM) crop

An Atlas Cheetah 3.

Luftwaffe Museum Fiat G91 2007

A Fiat G.91 at the Luftwaffe Museum in Gatow (2007).

Argentina Air Force FMA IA-58A Pucara Lofting-1

An Argentina Air Force FMA IA-58A Pucará (2005).

Lockheed F-104A-10-LO 060928-F-1234S-011

A U.S. Air Force Lockheed F-104A-10-LO Starfighter (s/n 56-0761) in flight. Note that the aircraft is equipped with an inflight refueling probe.

MiG-17 landing by StuSeeger

Restored MiG-17 in the markings of the Polish Air Force.

TS-11 Iskra R RB1

The nose end of a TS-11 Iskra R, barrel of 23mm cannon is visible. Is it going to shoot the fire extinguisher or what!?

P-51-361

P-51D 374th Fighter Squadron. This is an early D-model, without the fin strake; 75 gallon (284-litre) drop tanks are on the wing racks.

Northrop F-5E (Tail No. 01557) 061006-F-1234S-073

A Northrop F-5E (Tail No. 01557) Image from National Museum of USAF. A late production F-5E Tiger II for the USAF, differentiated by the longer dorsal spine.

Belgian F-16B and South Dakota ANG A-7D 1988

A Belgian F-16B and a USAF LTV A-7 Corsair II take part in a mission during exercise "Cold Fire", one of the series of Reforger '88.

Ray Flying Legends 2005-1

Spitfire LF Mk IX, MH434 being flown by Ray Hannain 2005. This aircraft shot down a FW 190 in 1943 while serving with 222 Squadron.

The Cold War aircraftEdit

USAEdit

  1. OA-37B Dragonfly
  2. Bell D-188A
  3. Bell XF-109
  4. North American F-86F-2 Sabre
  5. North American F-100 Super Sabre
  6. North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
  7. North American FJ-4 Fury
  8. North American F-107
  9. General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
  10. General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
  11. Grumman F-14 Tomcat
  12. Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
  13. Grumman X-29
  14. Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II
  15. Vought F-8 Crusader
  16. Vought F7U Cutlass
  17. Convair F-106A Delta Dart
  18. Northrop F-5
  19. Northrop F-20 Tigershark
  20. Northrop YF-17
  21. Northrop F-89 Scorpion
  22. Northrop T-38 Talon
  23. Republic F-84F Thunderstreak
  24. Republic F-105 Thunderchief
  25. Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
  26. Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (mono-wing attack aircraft)
  27. Douglas F3D Skyknight
  28. Douglas F4D Skyray
  29. McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
  30. McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
  31. McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
  32. McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
  33. McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
  34. Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
  35. Lockheed F-94 Starfire
  36. McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
  37. Republic F-84 Thunderjet
  38. Republic XF-84H
  39. Grumman F9F-8P Cougars
  40. Grumman F9F Panther
  41. Grumman F-14 Tomcat
  42. LTV A-7 Corsair II
  43. Rockwell XFV-12

Join UK/W.GermanyEdit

  1. Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel
  2. Hawker Siddeley P.1127/Kestrel

IndiaEdit

  1. HAL HF-24 Marut

Joint Italy/BrazilEdit

  1. AMX Fighter Bomber

ArgentinaEdit

  1. FMA IA 58 Pucará
  2. FMA IAe 33 Pulqui II
  3. FMA IA 63 Pampa

ItalyEdit

  1. Fiat G.91
  2. Aermacchi MB-326
  3. Aermacchi MB-339

CanadaEdit

  1. Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow
  2. TSR-2
  3. Canadair Sabre
  4. Canadair T-33.
  5. Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
  6. de Havilland Venom
  7. Canadair CT-114 Tutor

Joint Yugoslavia\RomaniaEdit

  1. Soko J-22 Orao

YugoslaviaEdit

  1. Soko J-20 Kraguj
  2. Soko G-2 Galeb
  3. Soko J-21 Jastreb
  4. Soko 522

CzechoslovakiaEdit

  1. Aero L-29 Delfín

SpainEdit

  1. Hispano HA-200
  2. CASA C-101

USSREdit

  1. Yakovlev Yak-28
  2. Yakovlev Yak-38
  3. Yakovlev Yak-41
  4. Sukhoi Su-7
  5. Sukhoi Su-15
  6. Sukhoi Su-17
  7. Sukhoi Su-27
  8. Sukhoi Su-30
  9. Sukhoi Su-33
  10. Sukhoi Su-35
  11. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9
  12. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15
  13. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17
  14. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19
  15. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
  16. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23
  17. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25
  18. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-27
  19. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29
  20. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31
  21. Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105
  22. Yakovlev Yak-38
  23. Yakovlev Yak-141

S. Africa Edit

  1. Atlas Cheetah

ChinaEdit

  1. Chengdu J-9
  2. Shenyang J-8
  3. Shenyang F-5

Joint UK/Germany/Italy Edit

  1. Panavia Tornado
  2. Panavia Tornado ADV
  3. Tornado F3
  4. Tornado F.2

Joint France\W. GermanyEdit

  1. Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet

FranceEdit

  1. Dassault Super Mystère
  2. Dassault Mystère IV
  3. Dassault Étendard IV
  4. Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard
  5. Dassault Étendard IV
  6. Dassault Mirage IIIV
  7. Dassault Balzac V
  8. Dassault Mirage 2000
  9. Dassault Mirage G
  10. Dassault Mirage F1
  11. Dassault Mirage 5
  12. Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris
  13. Fouga CM.170 Magister
  14. Fouga CM.175 Zéphyr
  15. Dassault Rafal
  16. Dassault MD 315 Flamant

UKEdit

  1. Blackburn Buccaneer
  2. Hawker Siddeley Harrier
  3. Hawker Siddeley P.1154
  4. Hawker Hunter
  5. English Electric Lightning
  6. BAE Hawk T1 trainer
  7. BAC Jet Provost
  8. Gloster Javelin
  9. Short SC.1
  10. Folland Gnat
  11. Folland Midge

SwedenEdit

  1. Saab 37 Viggen
  2. Saab JAS 39 Gripen
  3. Saab 29 Tunnan
  4. Saab 105

IsraelEdit

  1. IAI Kfir
  2. IAI Nesher

TaiwanEdit

  1. AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo

JapanEdit

  1. Mitsubishi F-1
  2. Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle
  3. Fuji T-1

EgyptEdit

  1. Helwan HA-300

W. GermanyEdit

  1. EWR VJ 101
  2. Dornier Do 31
  3. VFW VAK 191B

PolandEdit

  1. PZL I-22 Iryda

Famous WW2 veterans who also flew in the early Cold WarEdit

  1. North American P-51 Mustang
  2. Lockheed P-38 Lightning
  3. Messerschmitt Bf 109
  4. Yakovlev Yak-1
  5. IAR 80
  6. Polikarpov I-16
  7. Supermarine Spitfire
  8. Hawker Hurricane
  9. Mitsubishi A6M Zero
  10. Dewoitine D.520
  11. Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe
  12. Gloucester Meteor
  13. Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
  14. Curtiss P-36 Hawk
  15. de Havilland Vampire
  16. Lioré et Olivier LeO 45
  17. Douglas A-1 Skyraider

Fighter acesEdit

ACE of ACES America's Greatest Dogfights 720p-001:29:10

ACE of ACES America's Greatest Dogfights 720p-0

ACE of ACES America's Greatest Dogfights 720p.

A flying 'ace is a military aviator who has been credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat. The actual number of aerial victories (kills) required to officially qualify as an "ace" has varied over time and location, but is usually considered amongst pilots to be 5 or more. The few aces among combat aviators have historically accounted for the majority of air-to-air victories in military history. Nazi Germany's Erich Hartmann is the ace of aces, the highest scoring ace of all time with a total of 352 confirmed victories. It is to be noted that many of Erich Hartmann victims (I hear 100 or so) were shity early era and sometimes even bi-plane Soviet fighters that could have been shot down with a Nazi pea-shooter in 1941!

"MiG Alley" formsEdit

Worlds First Jet DogFights MIG Alley Korean War(full documentary)HD-051:48

Worlds First Jet DogFights MIG Alley Korean War(full documentary)HD-0

In the early 1950s, epic battles unfolded in the skies over North Korea as American and Russian fighters faced off in history's first jet war. This program explores the Korean War's aerial tactics, technology, and grim aftermath for downed pilots, many of whom disappeared without a trace.

The eventEdit

"MiG Alley" is the name given by United Nations pilots to the northwestern portion of North Korea, where the Yalu River empties into the Yellow Sea in the 1950–1953 Korean War.

During the Korean War, it was the site of numerous dogfights between UN fighter pilots and their opponents from North Korea (including some unofficially crewed by Soviet airmen) and the People's Republic of China. It was an attempt to reduce the effectiveness of UN air-power, guard the PRC\DPRK border and provide air cover for Chinese operations in the north of N. Korea.

Soviet-built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 were the aircraft used during most of the conflict, and the area's nickname was derived from them. It was the site of the first large-scale jet-vs-jet air battles, with the North American F-86 Sabre.

The Americans even mooted bombing Vladivostock Airport and the near by airbases as a way of stopping the unoffical Soviet participation in MiG Alley.

Korean War pilot acesEdit

The top aces were Russian. Nikolay Sutyagin claimed 21 kills, including nine F-86s, one F-84 and one Gloster Meteor (operated by No. 77 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force) in less than seven months. His first kill was the F-86A of Robert H. Laier on 19 June 1951 (listed by the Americans as missing in action), and his last was on 11 January 1952, when he shot down and killed Thiel M. Reeves, who was flying an F-86E (Reeves is also listed as MIA). Other famous Soviet aces include Yevgeni G. Pepelyayev, who was credited with 19 kills, and Lev Kirilovich Shchukin, who was credited with 17 kills, despite being shot down twice himself.

The top UN ace of the war, Capt. Joseph C. McConnell, claimed 16 MiGs, including three on one day. His story featured in a film called The McConnell Story, starring Alan Ladd and June Allyson. The second-highest-scoring UN ace, Maj. James Jabara, was the first UN jet-vs.-jet ace. Another ace, Frederick C. "Boots" Blesse, claimed nine MiG-15s in his F-86 Sabre and later wrote No Guts, No Glory, a manual of air fighter combat that is still studied today. James P. Hagerstrom claimed 8.5 kills.

George Andrew Davis, Jr. became one of the first members of the new U.S. Air Force to receive the US Medal of Honor after being killed while leading his section of two F-86s against 12 MiG-15s when he was trying to shoot them all down.

The MiG Alley video gameEdit

Many games were spawned in honour of this conflict. MiG Alley is one of many combat flight simulator games developed by Rowan Software and published by Empire Interactive in 1999. It is a historical simulation which re-enacts the combat events.

VideosEdit

Авиация СССР. Первые реактивные истребители01:52:57

Авиация СССР. Первые реактивные истребители.

Авиация СССР. Первые реактивные истребители.

Turkish F-16 Pilot Ducks Under The Glide Slope, Low Over The Plane Spotters00:51

Turkish F-16 Pilot Ducks Under The Glide Slope, Low Over The Plane Spotters.

Turkish F-16 Pilot Ducks Under The Glide Slope, Low Over The Plane Spotters.

The last F100 Super Sabre flight F-10008:55

The last F100 Super Sabre flight F-100

The last F100 Super Sabre flight F-100

North American F-100 Super Sabre Pt05:52

North American F-100 Super Sabre Pt. 1

North American F-100 Super Sabre Pt. 1

MiG-17 Fresco and F-86 Sabre Dogfight - Wings Over Waukegan Airshow 201406:41

MiG-17 Fresco and F-86 Sabre Dogfight - Wings Over Waukegan Airshow 2014

MiG-17 Fresco and F-86 Sabre Dogfight - Wings Over Waukegan Airshow 2014

Atlas Cheetah01:00

Atlas Cheetah

Atlas Cheetah

F-4 Fantom - Demo02:18

F-4 Fantom - Demo

F-4 Fantom - Demo

Mig-25 Foxbat (Rare Videos)09:32

Mig-25 Foxbat (Rare Videos)

MiG-2106:58

MiG-21

A MiG-21

F-86F-2 Sabre vs Mig 15 over Korea ca 195302:49

F-86F-2 Sabre vs Mig 15 over Korea ca 1953

F-86F-2 Sabre vs Mig 15 over Korea ca 1953

F-86 Pilot "No Sweat" - 1950's United States Air Force Safety Training Film - WDTVLIVE4219:50

F-86 Pilot "No Sweat" - 1950's United States Air Force Safety Training Film - WDTVLIVE42

F-86 Pilot "No Sweat" - 1950's United States Air Force Safety / Training Film - WDTVLIVE42

Mig-23 Flogger shoot down01:05

Mig-23 Flogger shoot down.

Mig-23 Flogger shoot down.

General Dynamics Grumman EF-111A Raven01:27

General Dynamics Grumman EF-111A Raven

General Dynamics/Grumman EF-111A Raven

F-86 Sabre & MIG-15, Feb05:01

F-86 Sabre & MIG-15, Feb. 2013 Living History Event

F-86 Sabre & MIG-15, Feb. 2013 Living History Event

Great Planes North American F 86 Sabre-152:13

Great Planes North American F 86 Sabre-1

Great Planes North American F 86 Sabre documentary.

Sukhoi SU-17 Fitter-B (Rare Videos)05:11

Sukhoi SU-17 Fitter-B (Rare Videos)

Sukhoi SU-17 Fitter-B.

Sukhoi Su-15 FLAGON ( Rare Videos 4 & Technical Data)12:59

Sukhoi Su-15 FLAGON ( Rare Videos 4 & Technical Data)

Sukhoi Su-15 FLAGON.

Mig-21 Fishbed (Rare Videos 4)10:33

Mig-21 Fishbed (Rare Videos 4)

A MiG-21-Fishbed fighter.

Also seeEdit

  1. Aircraft
  2. Helicopters
  3. Bombers
  4. Noteworthy Air bases
  5. Radar
  6. Radome
  7. Head-up display unit
  8. Look-down/shoot-down radar
  9. HOTAS cockpit system
  10. War technology
  11. Blue Vixen Radar
  12. Rolls-Royce Pegasus engine
  13. VTOL
  14. Trainer aircraft
  15. Bombers
  16. Cold War
  17. Aircraft ownership in the breakup of Yugoslavia
This page is under construction. and is still being written! Please do not edit or alter this page unless you have permission from the pages' author(s), since any unauthorized edits will be reverted. Some minor grammar and spelling fixes are allowed if you find any errors of this type.


LinksEdit

  1. http://www.history.com/videos/f-8-crusader-pilot-outmaneuvers-mig-17-fighters
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fighter_aircraft
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fighter-bomber
  4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interceptor_aircraft
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack_aircraft
  6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Close_air_support

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