Wednesday, September 30, 2009

MiG-29Ks For Indian Navy Executes Final Flight-Tests Off Carrier Deck

MiG PRESS RELEASE (ABRIDGED): Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) "MiG" has successfully performed flight tests of MiG-29K/KUB fighters on the heavy aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, leased out for the these trials by the Indian Navy. These are the first take-offs and landings from an aircraft carrier for the aircraft purchased by the Indian Navy. The flights took place in the Barents Sea on 28 and 29 September. Representatives of the Indian Navy witnessed the flights.

Flights from the ship were performed by test pilots of RAC "MiG" Michael Beljaev, Pavel Vlasov, Nikolay Diorditsa, and test pilot of the Russian Air Force, Colonel Oleg Spichka. General director of JSC «Russian Aircraft Corporation «MiG» Michael Pogosjan was on th Kuznetsov during the tests.


Anonymous said...

long live the MiG-29. i hope that india buys atleast 50-60 MiG-29ks for it's aircraft-carriers

Jagan said...

check out that video posted on BR (of the IN MiG making the trial landings