LIM-6  (Polish-build Mig-17)

One for the Archives...during a recent cleanup of the MiG cockpit, this very
dated photo of the MiG pre-restoration was found.

Photo Gary Haught

Photo Kent Kleinkenecht

Aircraft Background:
Purchased by a private collector and donated to MAPS

Aircraft's History:
Built in Poland

Span: 31 ft. 7 in.
Length: 36 ft. 5 in.
Height: 12 ft. 6 in.
Weight: 13,380 lbs. max.
Armament: One 37mm and two 23mm cannons in the lower nose plus 16 rockets in underwing pods or 1,100 lbs. of bombs (externally)
Engine: Klimov VK-1F jet engine of 7,452 lbs. thrust with afterburner

Maximum speed: 711 mph.
Cruising speed: 535 mph.
Range: 510 miles (1,160 miles with external tanks)
Service Ceiling: 57,000 ft.




Subpages (1): Restoration