The Mikojan-Guriewicz MIG-17 is a Soviet, single-engine, medium-wing metal jet fighter with slanted wings and a classic tail, known in the NATO code as Fresco. The prototype flight took place in January 1950. The MIG-17 was an extension of the MIG-15 design. The changes focused on a new engine (Klimov WK-1F), better aerodynamics and the use of radar on one of the development versions. Several basic versions of this aircraft were created. The first mass-produced version is the MiG-17F. Another one, equipped with a radar, was the MiG-17PF, and the MiG-17PFU version had the option of guiding the missiles using the on-board radar. The plane was also produced under the license of min. in Poland and China. In Poland, serial production started in 1956 under the designation Lim-5, and an assault version (Lim-6bis) was also created. The MIG-17 aircraft is still used by the Mali and North Korean aviation. Technical data (MIG-17F version): length: 11.26m, wingspan: 9.63m, height: 3.8m, maximum speed: 1145km / h, rate of climb: 65m / s, maximum range: 2060km, maximum ceiling 16600m armament: fixed - 2 Nudelman-Rikhter NR-23 cannons, caliber 23 m and 1 Nudelman N-37 cannon, caliber 37 mm, suspended - up to 500 kg of bombs and rockets.
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