VSMUT wrote:Dutchy wrote:
From the large stocks of former Soviet aircraft left behind in Ukraine in a non-flyable condition. As an example, when Russia took Crimea, they found 45 MiG-29s at an airbase there, by far the most of the in a non-flyable condition. These were returned, and are among those being put into service now.
Dutchy wrote:How many are actually in flyable condition or operational?
Dutchy wrote:Is that the Ericson pod on top?
VSMUT wrote:Dutchy wrote:How many are actually in flyable condition or operational?
Wikipedia is quite accurate, since it is based on Flight Internationals annual reviews. For 2017, the most common types should be:
Scipio wrote:Work on one or more Antonov AEW&C projects has been going on since some time.
In August last year, a high official of the Ukrainian Air Force was quoted in the media saying that Antonov was developing an AEW&C aircraft for the Ukrainian Air Force.
The media articles were accompanied by drawings of An-178/148 family (or similar) aircraft with an An-71-style tailtop radar dome.
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