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MiG-17 Fresco

Country of Origin: Russia


The MiG-17 Fresco is a fighter-interceptor that was flown in large numbers by the Soviet Union and other nations in the 1950s and 1960s. It is a single-seat aircraft derived from the MiG-15 Fagot (see separate database entry). Although developed and designed as an interceptor, it has been adapted to the attack role.

Like the MiG-15, the MiG-17 features a low, constant chord, swept wing with rounded tips. Modifications from the MiG-15 include a thinner wing section and a greater...

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