MiG-29 Fulcrum-A Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Fighter


Country of Origin: Russia

The MiG-29 is a fast, agile fighter aircraft approximately the same size as the U.S. F/A-18 Hornet, but similar in configuration to the larger U.S. F-15 Eagle. The Russians consider the MiG-29 their "lightweight" fighter (comparable to the Su-27 Flanker), and have exported it to numerous countries. The Fulcrum's lifting surface consists of large, sharply swept leading- edge root extensions (LERX) inboard and outer sections that are swept at approximately 42 degrees. The LERX add lift...

 

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