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MiG-15 Fagot

The MiG-15 Fagot aircraft is build by Mikoyan.

MiG-15 was a jet fighter developed for the USSR by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. The MiG-15 was one of the first successful swept-wing jet fighters, and it achieved fame in the skies over Korea, where early in the war, it outclassed all straight-winged enemy fighters in daylight.


MiG-15 Fagot TK Drawing in First-angle Projection


Soviet groundcrew preparing a MiG-15 (cira 1954).

MiG-15 Fagot made its maiden flight in 1947. MiG-15 Fagot was introduced into active service in 1949. MiG-15 Fagot has a seating capacity of 1, or 2 for MIG-15UTI.

MiG-15 Fagot has an overall length of 10.11 meters (33.1_ft). It has a wing span of 10.08 meters (33.0_ft). The overall height of 3.7 meters (12.1_ft). The wing area of MiG-15 Fagot is of about 20.6 sq.meters (221.7_sq.ft.). The overall weight of an empty aircraft is about 4960 kilograms (10,912.0_lbs). And it has a maximum take-off weight of about 6105 kilograms (13,431.0_lbs). MiG-15 Fagot can reach a maximum speed of about 1075 km/hr (580.5_knots, 668.1_mph). And the MiG-15 Fagot has a maximum crusing range of about 1310 kilometers (814.0_miles, 707.3_nautical miles). Aircraft can reach a service height of about 15500 meters (50,685.0_ft).

The jet engine powered MiG-15 Fagot uses 1, Klimov VK-1 turbojet. It can deliver a total thrust of approximately 26.5 kilo newtons (5,911.5_lbf).

Updated On: 15.02.16

Tagged By: Indian Air Force.