Graf Ignatievo Air Force Base
3rd Fighter Air Base (Iztrebitelna Avio Basa – 3.IAB)
|The Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-29 HAS area, they do not taxi out of this area but are towed to a seperate start-up area|
|Left to right: MiG-29 (18) during a engine vibration test. The power plant of the MiG-29 are two Klimov/Sarkisov RD-33 afterburning turbofans.|
|Left to right: MiG-29 (18).|
|Left to right: MiG-29UB (33) in a Hardened Aircraft Shelter (HAS) built many years ago for the MiG-21 and are just wide enough. With only a few centimeters to spare, they are so narrow that the MiG-29 has to be backed onto rails before they can be pushed into the HAS.|
|Left to right: MiG-29UB two-seat (33) cockpit.
MiG-29s (38 and 32) in maintenance.
|Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21bis-SAU (427 ex 407) refuelling after its test flight.|
|MiG-21bis-SAU (427 ex 407) returning to it's HAS.|
|MiG-21bis-SAU (114) ready for flight.|