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American Raptor Aviation company, located in Florida, sells the fourth-generation fighter MiG-29UB, reports Popular Mechanics.
The plane, manufactured in 1986 in the USSR and purchased after the collapse of the country Ukraine, is estimated at 4.65 million dollars. The machine he has logged 818 hours. After 700 hours, the fighter received a major overhaul in the Ukraine.
The American edition notes that the machine used in USA for educational purposes, capable of speeds up to 2.4 Mach number, climb to a height of 18 kilometers and to make flights on distance up to 1800 kilometers, but is devoid of the 30-mm aircraft cannon of mud-shipunova and radar sighting system RLPK-29.
In December 2018 it became known that the Indian military spoke of the MiG-29K, the carrier-based version of the fighter, how about a machine that is “riddled with problems”. It was reported that the refusal of India from the supply of these machines is the fault of the manufacturer, the Corporation “MiG”.
The MiG-29 series produced since 1982. In the USSR and Russia on their basis such modifications as, in particular, MiG-29K and MiG-35. The cost of one MiG-29 is estimated at $ 20 million.
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