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Mikojan Gurewitsch / Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-19

Mikojan Gurewitsch / Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-19 © George Canciani
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Fighter / Fighter Bomber

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 is a twin-engine single-seat jet fighter and fighter bomber aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau Mikoyan-Gurevich OKB.
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelTumanski / Tumansky RD-9BF
Engine Power (each)32,3 kN7261 lbf
Speed1450 km/h783 kts
  901 mph
Service Ceiling17.500 m57.415 ft
Range2.200 km1.188 NM
1.367 mi.
Empty Weight5.170 kg11.398 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight8.900 kg19.621 lbs
Wing Span9,20 m30,2 ft
Wing Area25,0 m269 ft
Length12,60 m41,3 ft
Height3,88 m12,7 ft
First Flight09/1953
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 5500
NATO CodeFarmer
Data for (Version)Mikoyan-Gurevich / Mikojan-Gurewitsch MiG-19S
The MiG-19 was also license-built in Peoples Republic of China (as J-6 & JJ-6). The total production includes approx. 2500 MiG-19 and approx. 3000 Shenyang J-6 / JJ-6.

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