|Mikojan-Gurevitsh MiG-21BIS (MG-116)|
|MiG-21BIS is latest version in Soviet MiG-21 series of supersonic jet figtfers. Prototype Ye-2 flew for the first time in 1955. MiG-21BIS
was in Finnish Air Force service in 1978-1998. MiG-21BIS was the latest
jet figther to exceed Mach 2 speed in Finnish Air Force.
MiG-21BIS flew last time in 7. mars 1998 in Finnish Air Force service. Flying Museums MG-116 (c/n 75083895) was aquired from Finnish Air Force in spring 1999. It is in the markings of 31 Fighter Squadron, which operated the aircraft at Kuopio.
Wingspan 7.15m, length 14.50 m, equipped 5.450 kg, take-off weight
8.725 kg. Max level speed at altitude 2.150 km/h = Mach 2.05 mach.
Engine: Tumanskij R-25-300, max thrust 7.100 kp.