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Mikoyan MiG-29 facts for kids

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A Russian MiG-29 on a runway

The MiG-29 Fulcrum is a fighter aircraft made by Russian aircraft company Mikoyan. It first flew in 1977, and was introduced in 1983. It was made by the Soviet Union during the Cold War so it could fight new American fighters like the F-16 Fighting Falcon and F/A-18 Hornet. It is still used by the Russian Air Force and other countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.

MiG-29s for trying things

There are some versions of the MiG-29 that are for trying things out.

  • The MiG-33 Super Fulcrum is another MiG-29 that is meant for trying things like ground bombing.
  • The MiG-35 Fulcrum-F is meant for trying new technology.

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