Interceptor Aircrafts MiG-31 in the Sky over Red Square

Interceptor Aircrafts MiG-31 in the Sky over Red Square
«Interceptor Aircrafts MiG-31 in the Sky over Red Square»

Four Russian long-range supersonic interceptor aircrafts MiG-31 Foxhound flying in formation over Red Square during Victory Day air show marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.

Flight Features over the Red Square:

  • Altitude: 350 meters
  • Time: 20 sec
  • Speed: 550 km/h

A long-range supersonic interceptor aircraft, the MiG-31 Foxhound, a two-seat aircraft developed principally for the Russian and Kazakhstan Air Forces, was derived from MiG-25 Foxbat. The maiden flight of the MiG-31 took place in September 1975. Mikoyan is the designer and manufacturer of the MiG-31.

Aircraft Technical Features:

  • Countries of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR)
  • Role: interceptor, air superiority
  • Crew: 2 people
  • Weight: 21,8 tons
  • Max speed: 3000 km/h
  • Maximum Range: 1450 km

Photo #285 taken on May 09, 2018

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