MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | 1054

Aircraft model
MiG-21MF

Debre Zelt, later 1980s. Starting in September 1978 Ethiopians received some 40 MiG-21MFs and MiG-21Us from Cuba and the USSR. These aircraft entered service with the 1st and 2nd FIS, one of which was equipped with ex-Cuban, and the other with ex-USSR aircraft. Both units were initially manned by Cuban personnel, although a number of EtAF pilots was soon qualified to fly the type.


Operator

Icon_32_57 Ethiopia | Military

Registration number

1054

MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | 1054