Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21PF (NATO designation - Fishbed-D)

Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21PF (NATO designation - Fishbed-D) (1959-)
Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA
February 21, 2008
See also MiG-21 at War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, NM

The MiG-21 was produced in the USSR, India, and Czechoslovakia.  Several pilots became aces flying this aircraft, including Nguyễn Văn Cốc who scored at least 9 “kills” of US Aircraft (F-105’s, F-4’s, and a F-102) during the Vietnamese War.  He may have had as many as 11 kills, it is difficult to determine given the level of misinformation practiced by all sides of the conflict.

Mikoyan Gurevich MIG-21PF (NATO designation - Fishsbed-D)1


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