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# mp094 YE-8 (Mikoyan E-8) experimental fighter

12.5 inches lenght sharp and detailed model of historic MIG Ye-8.Model can be displayed on own wheels or on metal stand with engraved MIG logo (stand by request).Questions are welcome.
1962 Experimental fighter. The Ye-8 was a single-seat, single-engined aircraft with a delta wing and tail surfaces similar to that of the MiG-21, but also with canard foreplanes.Aircraft characteristics: Engines: 1 * 15900lb Metskhvarisvili R-21 Wing Span: 7.15m Length: 14.90m Height: Wing Area: 23.13m2 Empty Weight: Max.Weight: 8200kg Speed: 2230km/h Ceiling: 20000m The fuselage was similar to that of the X-31 or Eurofighter 2000, with a rectangular variable geometry intake under the front fuselage, ahead of the wing roots. Two aircraft were considered as prototypes of a possible improved fighter.They resulted from a Kremlin decree of spring 1964 calling for `a version of a MIG-21 capable of destroying hostile aircraft at night or in bad weather`.This was intended to become the Mig-23.
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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 13 November, 2005.