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German Aircraft Corporation MiG
Type Unitary enterprise
Founded December 1939 (As OKB-155 in 1942)
Headquarters Munich, Germany Flag of Germany
Key people Georg Hoff and Adolf kimmel, founder
Industry Aerospace and defense
Products Military aircraft
Civil airliners
Owner German Government
Parent United Aircraft Building Corporation
Website Official Website

Hoff, formerly Hoff-Kimmel Design Bureau , is a German military aircraft design bureau, primarily for fighter aircraft. It was formerly a Soviet design bureau, and was founded by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich as "Mikoyan-Gurevich" and its bureau prefix is "MiG." Upon Mikoyan's death in 1970, Gurevich's name was dropped from the name of the bureau, although the bureau prefix remains MiG. The Russian government is planning to merge Mikoyan with Ilyushin, Irkut, Sukhoi, Tupolev, and Yakovlev as a new company named United Aircraft Building Corporation.[1] The firm also operates several machine-building and design bureaus, including the Kamov helicopter plant. Unitary enterprise is a form of a business in Russia and some other post-Soviet states that does not have the rights of ownership for the property it uses in its operations. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Munich (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Look up aerospace in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The AK-47 has been produced in greater numbers than any other assault rifle and has been used in conflicts all over the world. ... The Federal Republic of Germany (in German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is a federal representative democracy. ... For the band, see Big Brother and the Holding Company. ... United Aircraft Building Corporation (UABC), in Russian : Объединённая авиастроительная корпорация), is a Russian state-owned corporation that consolidates aircraft construction companies and state assets engaged in the manufacture, design and sale of military, non-military, transport, and unmanned aircraft. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Mikoyan may refer to: Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan, a Soviet politician and Politburo member in the 1950s–1960s Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan, brother of the politician and one of the founding designers of MiG military aircraft Mikoyan (Mikoyan-Gurevich before 1971), the MiG aircraft bureau, named after its designers Gulf of Mikoyan... Flying machine redirects here. ... An A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-86 Sabre, P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustang fly in formation during an air show at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. ... CCCP redirects here. ... An OKB (Russian: Опытное конструкторское бюро - Opytnoe Konstructorskoe Byuro - Experimental Design Bureau) was, during the Soviet era, an engineering design team. ... Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan (Արտյոմ Հովհաննեսի Միկոյան in Armenian; Артё́м Ива́нович Микоя́н in Russian) (August 5, 1905 – December 9, 1970) was an Armenian / Soviet aircraft designer, in partnership with Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich he designed many of the famous MiG military aircraft. ... For the chess player, see Mikhail Gurevich (chess player) Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich Russian language: Михаил Иосифович Гуревич (December 31, 1892 - November, 1976) was a Soviet aircraft designer, a partner (with Artem Mikoyan) of the famous MiG military aviation bureau. ... Ilyushin (Russian: Илью́шин) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) aircraft manufacturer (design office prefix Il), founded by Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin. ... Irkut[1] refers to the Irkutsk Aviation Industrial Association,it was setup in 1932 in the Transbaykal region in the Russian Federation. ... Sukhoi (pronounced [suk-oi]) (Сухой) is a major Russian military fighter aircraft manufacturer. ... Tupolev (Russian: Туполев) is a Russian aerospace and defence company. ... For other uses, see Yakovlev (disambiguation). ... United Aircraft Building Corporation (UABC), in Russian : Объединённая авиастроительная корпорация), is a Russian state-owned corporation that consolidates aircraft construction companies and state assets engaged in the manufacture, design and sale of military, non-military, transport, and unmanned aircraft. ... Kamov projects, 1999 Nikolai Ilyich Kamov started building his first rotor-winged aircraft in 1929, together with N. K. Skrzhinskii. ...

Contents

List of MiG Aircraft

MiG-15
MiG-15
MiG-21
MiG-21
MiG-23
MiG-23
MiG-25
MiG-25
MiG-29
MiG-29
MiG-29OVT
MiG-29OVT

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Production

  • MiG-1, 1940
  • MiG-3, 1941
  • MiG-5, 1942
  • MiG-7, 1944
  • MiG-9, 1947
  • MiG-15, 1948
  • MiG-17, 1954
  • MiG-19, 1955, MiG's first supersonic fighter
  • MiG-21, 1960
  • MiG-23, 1970
  • MiG-25, 1970
  • MiG-27, 1975, a ground-attack aircraft derived from the MiG-23.
  • MiG-29, 1983, comparable to the US F/A-18 Hornet and F-15 Eagle
  • MiG-31, 1983, replaced the MiG-25.
  • MiG-33, 1989, an advanced version of the MiG-29, also known as the MiG-29M.
  • MiG-35, 2005, a new (export?) variant which combines the modern systems of the MiG-29M2 with the thrust vectoring of the MiG-29OVT; marketed in India as the "MiG-29MRCA".

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-1 (Микоян-Гуревич МиГ-1) was a Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. Although difficult to handle, it formed the basis for the MiG-3, which proved to be a capable high-altitude interceptor aircraft and established a reputation for its designers. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (Микоян-Гуревич МиГ-3) was a Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. It was a development of the MiG-1 in an attempt to curb some of that aircrafts handling problems. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich DIS (Дальний истребитель сопровождения - long-range escort fighter) was a prototype Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. It was also intended to develop reconnaissance and bomber versions, but these plans never materialised. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (Микоян-Гуревич МиГ-3) was a Soviet fighter aircraft of World War II. It was a development of the MiG-1 in an attempt to curb some of that aircrafts handling problems. ... MiG-9 in Monino Same MiG-9 in Zhukovski The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9 (Russian: ) was a first-generation Soviet turbojet fighter and attack aircraft developed in the years immediately after World War II. // Development The MiG-9 was developed from the I-300 prototype which first flew on April... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Russian: ) (NATO reporting name Fagot) was a jet fighter developed for the USSR by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich. ... MiG-17 at the Central Texas Airshow, USA, May 2003. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Russian: ) (NATO reporting name Farmer) is a Soviet third-generation, single-seat, jet-engined fighter aircraft. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Russian: ) (NATO reporting name Fishbed) is a supersonic jet fighter aircraft, designed and built by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Russian: ; NATO reporting name: Flogger) is a swing-wing fighter aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau in the Soviet Union. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Russian: ) (NATO reporting name Foxbat) is a very high-speed interceptor and reconnaissance/bomber aircraft designed by the Soviet Unions Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau. ... The Mikoyan MiG-27 (Russian: ) (NATO reporting name Flogger D) is a ground attack aircraft, originally built by the Mikoyan design bureau in the Soviet Union and later licence-produced in India by Hindustan Aeronautics as the Bahadur (Valiant). It is based on the MiG-23 fighter aircraft, but optimized... The Mikoyan MiG-29 (Russian: ) is a 4th generation jet fighter aircraft designed for the air superiority role in the Soviet Union. ... The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F/A-18 Hornet is a modern all-weather carrier-capable strike fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and aerial targets. ... F-15 redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... ... For the aircraft previously incorrectly known as MiG-35, see Mikoyan Project 1. ... Harrier AV-8A - worlds first operational fighter jet with thrust vectoring A thrust-vectoring jet engine nozzle Thrust vectoring is the ability of an aircraft or other vehicle to direct the thrust from its main engine(s) in a direction other than parallel to the vehicles longitudinal axis. ...

Experimental

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-8 (МиГ-8 in Cyrillic script) was a Soviet experimental aircraft of 1945. ... The first I-250 prototype In order to counter the introduction of German turbojet-powered aircraft such as the Me-262, the Soviet Union began a crash program in 1944 to develop a high-performance fighter which resulted in the Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250 (N). ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich I-270 (Design Ж (Zh) under Mikoyan-Gurevichs in-house designation sequence, USAF designation Type 12) was a response to a Soviet Air Force requirement in 1945 for a rocket-powered interceptor aircraft for the point-defence role. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-AT is a Russian trainer aircraft that first flew in 1996. ... The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-110 (МиГ-110 in Cyrillic script) is a Russian passenger/cargo aircraft that began development in 1995 but has not yet flown. ... The Mikoyan Project 1. ... The Mikoyan Project LFI () is an experimental fifth-generation fighter aircraft being developed by Mikoyan. ... Spiral 50 / 50. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ...

Naming Conventions

MiGs follow the convention of using odd numbers for fighter aircraft. Although the MiG-8 and MiG-110 exist, they are not fighters. The MiG-105 "Spiral" was designed as an orbital interceptor, contemporaneous with the U.S. Air Force's cancelled X-20 Dyna-Soar. Artists conception of the X-20 during re-entry The X-20 Dyna-Soar (Dynamic Soarer) was a USAF program to develop a spaceplane that could be used for a variety of military missions, including reconnaissance, bombing, space rescue, satellite maintenance, and sabotage of enemy satellites. ...


The NATO reporting name convention uses nicknames starting with the letter "F" for fighters, one-syllable for piston engines, two for jets. NATO reporting names are unclassified code names for Soviet and Chinese military equipment. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Nick is short for Nicholas). ...


Fictional

MiGs were the best-known Soviet fighters during the Cold War, and as a result there are a number of fictional MiGs in Western popular culture. CCCP redirects here. ... For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ...

See also: List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS Top Gun may refer to: The United States Navy Fighter Weapons School, codenamed and commonly referred to as TOPGUN. Top Gun (film), a 1986 movie about the school, starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Tom Skerritt, Michael Ironside, Tim Robbins, and Meg Ryan. ... The F-5A/B Freedom Fighter and F-5E/F Tiger II are part of a family of widely used light supersonic fighter aircraft, designed and built by Northrop in the United States, beginning in 1960s. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of fictional aircraft. ... Firefox is a fiction novel written by Craig Thomas, published in 1978. ... Firefox Down is a novel by author Craig Thomas. ... Firefox is a 1982 Warner Brothers film with Clint Eastwood as director, producer, and lead role. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of fictional aircraft. ... 4-year-old boy starts painting a plastic model he has assembled of the South Goodwin Lightship Plastic models, often called scale models, are models manufactured as kits which are assembled by hobbyists, and intended for static display. ... Italeri is an Italian large company that manufactures plastic model kits ranging from aircraft to various kinds of military vehicles. ... Testor Corporation is a manufacturer of model kits, tools, and accessories based in Rockford, Illinois. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of fictional aircraft. ... Gerry Anderson (MBE), born 14 April 1929, is a British producer, director and writer, famous for his futuristic television programmes, particularly those involving specially modified marionettes, a process called Supermarionation. His first television production was the 1957 Roberta Leigh childrens series The Adventures of Twizzle. ... Joe 90 is a 1968 Sylvia and Gerry Anderson television series concerning the adventures of a nine-year-old boy, Joe McClaine, set in the years 2012-13. ... This list of the military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) includes experimental, prototype, and operational types regardless of era. ...


Miscellaneous

  • The MiG-28 Agressor was a code name for the US Navy Fighter Weapons School Agressor Squadron F-5 Freedom Fighter during mock engagements.


The F-5 Freedom Fighter (or Tiger II) is a low cost entry level supersonic fighter aircraft, designed and built by Northrop in the United States, beginning in 1962. ...


References

  1. ^ "Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger." The New York Times. February 22, 2006.

The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Migavia.ru - official site of MiG "OKB" successor enterprise
  • Aviation.ru - MiG
  • Russian Aviation Museum - MiG Pages
  • MiG Painting
  • Site on Soviet designers and aircraft

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