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Designation: MiG-17PF

MiG-17PF

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17PF (LIM-6MR) Fresco-D

A picture of the MiG-17PF Fresco-D

The Mig-17 is a significantly enhanced version of the MiG-15.  Changes include an increase in wing sweep and other aerodynamic changes, as well as a more powerful engine in the MiG-17F, the first Soviet engine to use an afterburner.  The MiG-17P was the first true all weather radar equipped interceptor available to the Soviet Union.  The “PF” version also incorporated the afterburning engine found in the “F” model.  The Polish built aircraft carried the designation Lim-5P.  Beginning in 1971, all these aircraft were rebuilt as ground attack aircraft and redesignated Lim-6M or as camera equipped Lim-6MR reconnaissance aircraft.

Service History

This aircraft was one of the last batch of Lim-5P aircraft built and was delivered in 1959 or 1960.  It served with the 29th Fighter Regiment until at least October 1964.  Between June and November 1972 it was rebuilt as a Lim-6M and assigned to the 40th Fighter Ground-Attack Regiment.  By April 1982 it had again been modified to incorporate reconnaissance cameras and designated as a Lim-6MR and assigned back to the renamed 40th Fighter-Bomber Regiment.  It was withdrawn from service in July 1987.

The aircraft was acquired by the U.S. Air Force in 1988 and flown by civilian contractors for research projects conducted by the Defense Test and Evaluation Support Agency at Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Apparently retired to storage at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona around 1990.

July 1992                     Loaned to the Pima Air & Space Museum by the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Wingspan 30 ft 10 in.

Wingspan

Length 37 ft 6 in.

Length

Height 12 ft 3 in.

Height

Weight 14,354 lb (loaded)

Weight

Max. Speed 633 MPH

Maximum Speed

Service Ceiling 48,125 ft

Service Ceiling

Range 674 miles

Range

Engines One Lis-5 turbojet with 7,452 pounds of thrust

Engine

Crew 1

Crew


Manufacturer
MiG

Markings
Soviet Air Force, c. 1960

Designation
MiG-17PF

Serial Number
1D-0634

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