By Alain Pelletier
Based in 1916, Boeing advertisement Airplanes is the prime plane builder within the united states and one of many greatest aerospace constructors on the earth. To the fellow on the street Boeing is inextricably associated with a number of the maximum names in plane layout and development: the B-17 Flying fort bomber, the 707 (the USA’s first advertisement jet airliner), the progressive 747 ‘jumbo jet’ and the big B-52 bomber. This finished and handsomely illustrated heritage of the ‘plane builder from Seattle’ contains information of each airplane it has ever outfitted, including information charts and informative textual content packing containers.
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W - The ST-l0 ejection seat test bed was converted from the first production Kuibyshev-built UTI-MiG-15 (101u Blue, c/n 10101; the Kuibyshev-built trainers had five-digit c/n's as opposed to the single-seaters' six digits). In this instance, the forward cockpit is used for the experiment; on other similarly modified UTI- MiG-15s, the experimental seat was fired from the rear cockpit. Note the calibration markings on the fuselage and fin, as well as the faired cine cameras atop the wingtips to capture the ejection sequence.
WAF) MIKOYAN GUREVICH MiG-m 47 One of the Polish SBLim-2s (002 Red, c/n lA05002) was used by Instytut Lotnictwa for testing the ejection seat of the PZL 1-22 Iryda advanced trainer/light strike aircraft. To this end, an 1-22 forward fuselage section with a cockpit was installed on struts above the fuselage. The seat was fired through the canopy during high-speed runs. Of course the aircraft did not fly in this condition. (WAF) This Polish SBLim-l (1018 Red, c/n lAlO018) was used by Instytut Lotnictwa as a flying test bed for ejection-seat development and for training pilots in emergency procedures.
More than 12 Fagot-Bs and Midgets still served' in the tactical training role in late 1991. The aircraft were either in natural metal finish or painted light gray overall, with red serials. The original star-type national insignia were replaced in 1985 by the current red/yellow /blue roundels. SOMALIA (SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC) Starting in 1963, the Somali Democratic Republic received MiGs from the USSR in return for letting the Soviet Air Force use its bases. The aircraft supplied included one squadron of MiG-15bis fighterbombers plus seven UTI-MiG-15s.
Boeing: The Complete Story by Alain Pelletier