MiG Madness!

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  1. FLYBOYJ

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    A little project I worked on last weekend, enjoy!
     

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    Didn't know the Ruskies used GoodYear tyres. Is it true that they had the same sized wheels as an F-86?
     
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    Great stuff .... very interesting.

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    I'm not sure but the mains are from a Citation and the nose is from an Aero Commander I think.
     
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    Love the gun tray. That alone makes the MiG-15 a fantastic fighter design!! How simple, yet completely ingenious.
     
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    Great shots Joe!
     
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    Perfect place for the batteries!
     
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    Great stuff. I need to move out to Colorado and work with you. Then maybe I can get lucky, travel around and work on some cool stuff too. :)
     
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    simple awesome stuff Joe!
     
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    Engine Run! Hopefully you guys could open it!
     

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    Very cool Joe, Is that a Polish built one?

    Smart! Thought there was something odd about a battery connector in the gun bay.
     
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    Yes, Polish built, converted from a single seat.
     
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    That's novel considering there are so many UTIs out there. Did they switch forward fuselages or dig a hole aft of the cockpit of the single-seater?
     
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    #19 razor1uk, Apr 15, 2013
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    Removed some paneling, restructured some longerons, cut about the forward fuel tank (just behind the cockpit) and relocated and/or removed some equipment before fitting dualed controls, instruments etc, although I belive converted ones didn't have an Instructors ejection seat.
    Also this work would also have given some Soviet Poles and engineering concerns a job for a time too.
     
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    I'll bet no ejection seat for the instructor resulted in some very careful flight training.
     
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