At first, everyone was led to the final assembly shop, where they showed four MiG-29 on the line.
There are two ships here that are purchased by India on an option.
A lot of women
Two MiG-29М2. The buyer is either Syria or Serbia, as long as it is kept secret.
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Director General of the MiG Corporation Sergey Korotkov answered a number of media questions.
He told in particular that the Russian corporation MiG expects to conclude a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense in June to supply the latest MiG-35 multi-role fighters.
The release of MiG-35 aircraft is envisaged in the framework of the state defense order for a period of three years, which is planned to be documented. In total, the defense industry enterprise will deliver MiG-27 airplanes to the 35 Russian military forces during the indicated period. In total, according to Korotkov, 37 aircraft of this type will be produced.
In the MiG-29 fighters will be delivered to Syria in accordance with the contract. To discuss the details of the contract for combat aircraft, the Syrian delegation specially arrived. “I think they will be delivered to Syria,” said Korotkov. He added that he plans to deliver about MiG-10M (single) and MiG-29М29 (double) fighters. Terms of contract execution Korotkov did not specify.
After a tour of the plant, everyone was taken to the airfield for viewing demonstration flights.
Soon there were pilots - Sergei Korotkov, aka Gendir MiG, Mikhail Belyaev and Pavel Vlasov in civilian clothes.
Vlasov is now headed by LII. Gromov.
"I caught such a fish yesterday!"
Factory workers also came to watch from afar.
Reserve board - MiG-XNUMHUBT also prepared for departure.
Misha sits in the cockpit of the MiG-35
Meanwhile, from Zhukovsky arrives to congratulate colleagues Su-35.
At the helm - test pilot Sergei Bogdan.
The second flew off the Yak-130 with pilots Andrei Voropaev and Vasily Sevostyanov. Too from Zhukovsky specially arrived.
Excellent flying minutes 10 ...
"Especially for Marina!" - after landing.
Interview with the aircraft.
On the taxiing still stood M-101T
Final assembly shop
Monument MiG-15 in the territory
On the way back, we stopped at the monument to the cucumber in Lkuhovitsy.
That is such a beauty! MiGs - Happy Anniversary!