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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15bis

By Htam

TAM_7151.jpg@Lancaster, CA

March 2018

The Planes of Fame MiG-15 basks in the early morning light as the Los Angeles County Airshow slowly comes alive.  First flown in 1947, the MiG-15 was one of the first successful jet fighters to incorporate swept wings to achieve high transonic speeds.  The MiG-15 is one of the most produced jet aircraft in history, over 12,000 were manufactured in the Soviet Union, including foreign production raised the production total to over 18,000.  The MiG-15 remains in service with the Korean People’s Army Air Force as an advanced trainer.  Nikon D7100 w/18-200mm.

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