MiG-21bis 75A jet fighter aircraft

Engine type:R-25-300
Power output:6.850 kW
Wingspan:7.15 m
Wing area:23.00 sqm
Length:15.00 m
Height:4.125 m
Empty weight:6,050 kg
Maximum take-off weight:8,726 kg
Maximum speed:2,175 km/h
Maximum speed:2.05 Mach
Landing speed:270 km/h
Take-off run:570 m
Service ceiling:17,500 m
Range:1,265 km
Radar type:RP-22SZMA
Machine gun:1x23 mm GS-23 cannon
Ammunition:250 rounds (23 mm)
Number of hardpoints:4
Non-guided UB-16 launcher:2x16 S-5K
UB-32 launcher:2x32 S-5K
Self-guiding air-to-surface:H-23
Radar, radiolocator, infra air-to-air:R-3R
Infra-guided air-to-air:R-13
Demolition bomb:FAB
Incendiary bomb:ZAB-500
One of the modern types of the MiG-21 The prototype of the Soviet MiG 21bis 75A fighter plane first flew in 1971. Hungary introduced 15 planes, which served between 1975 and 2000. NATO reporting name: Fishbed-L It was developed based on the MF From the outside the plane resembles a MiG-21 MF but it was equipped with a larger capacity backbone tank. Its electronics are identical to the MF, but its weapons were modernised. It received a new on-board radar with fifty per cent more range. Thanks to the newly developed engines the maneuverability of the plane was greatly improved. In Hungary Three sub-versions of the MiG-21bis were made: 75A, 75B and 75K. Models 75A and 75AP served in the Hungarian People's Army. The first MiG-21bis 75A planes arrived in Hungary in the first half of 1975. In 1990 following the end of the socialist era the Hungarian Army reformed and it only retained the MF, bis and UM versions from its predecessor. The bis models were finally retired in Pápa on August 24, 2000. Over time three out of 15 planes were destroyed in accidents. The model on display was made in the Soviet Union in 1975; serial number: 75033945.