Technical data
Type MiG-21PF 'Fishbed-D/E'
Function fighter
Year (service) 1962
Engines 1*5950kg TDR R-11F
Armament GSh-23L (optional)
2 missiles

MiG-21PF, A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich 'Fishbed D/E'

(30k) at Khodynka AF Museum , photo by Paul Nann

MiG-21PF - the second basic production version. All-weather interceptor with search-tracking radar in enlarged inlet cone. Increased inlet diameter and enlarged forward fuselage. More fuel in proportionally wasted mid-fuselage. Internal guns deleted to modify front airbrake. Larger main landing gear with bulges below and above wing roots. Pilot boom moved above inlet. 'Fishbed-E' is a version with GSh-23L guns on fuselage pylon and redesigned brake parachute housing.

( 29k) at Khodynka AF Museum , photo by Paul Nann


  • MiG-21PF
  • MiG-21PF Fishbed-D
  • Detailed walkaround MiG-21PF by Roy McCartey;

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