20 engines from these aircraft, missiles and more than 1,2 thousand spare parts are also on sale. Bidding is scheduled for November 14-16, but their holding must be agreed with Russia. Allegedly, the fighters put up for auction last took to the air seven years ago. Nothing is known about the technical condition of military equipment, except that some of the MiGs for many years remained under the open sky at the military airfield of the city of Kecskemet.
In 1993, Russia supplied Hungary with 28 MiG-29 to repay part of the USSR’s debt. A decade later after joining NATO, Budapest decided to abandon the use of Soviet aircraft, starting to gradually replace them with Swedish JAS-39 Gripen fighters, TASS reports