MiG-21F-13 “variant 74” jet fighter aircraft

Engine type:R-11F-300
Power output (kW):5,750 kW
Wing area (sqm):23 aqm
Length (m):12.235 m
Height (m):3.95 m
Empty weight (kg):4,600 kg
Maximum take-off weight (kg):7,320 kg
Machine gun:1, 30 mm GS-30 cannon
Number of hardpoints:2
Non-guided UB-16 launcher:2x16 S-5K
UB-32 launcher:-
Infra-guided air-to-air:R-3S
The first MiG-21 to be made in large numbers The Soviet MiG-21F-13 jet propelled fighter plane was the first of its type to be manufactured in large numbers. It did not yet have its own radar so it could only fly during the day in good visibility. Targets were measured from the ground and the pilot was directed by radio. The Hungarian People’s Army introduced 80 planes, which served between 1961 and 1977. NATO reporting name: Fishbed-C. It was intended for export The MiG-21 is the world’s most manufactured jet-propelled plane. Its prototype first flew in 1958 under the name Je-6. The first series, the F-12 was made in small numbers and was only used in the Soviet Union. The F-13 was made in large numbers and was also exported. It was licence-built in China under the names Chengdu J-7 and F-7. In the Hungarian People's Army The first MiG-21s in Hungary were received by the 47th National Fighter Plane Battalion in Pápa in September of 1961. Of the 80 F-13s in service, 30 were destroyed causing twelve deaths. The model on display was made in the Soviet Union in 1962; serial number: 741813.