E-266 , A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich

Modified variant of E-155. Testbed for the R-15 engine, a version of the MiG-25. Later D-30 engines were fitted and plane was designated Ye-266 (or E-266). A.Fedotov on March 16, 1967 flew 1000km closed circuit at 21000m with average speed 2319km/h. It would not be a remarkable result if it was not performed with 2000kg payload.

Modified January 25, 1996 Back to
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