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Hungarian MiG-23 interceptor in light-gray color scheme - Early years

At the end of the seventies, each Warsaw Pact member country has bought a squadron of MiG-23MF Flogger-B interceptor. The Hungarian pilots and technical staff traveled to the Soviet Union in 1979. The training was held at the Soviet 5th Training Center's 715th Training Air Regiment at Lugovoj airport.

The pilot's training was held from March till June. The first solo flight only happen on May 17th with a MiG-23MF.

In July 1979, the first six MiG-23MF Flogger-Bs and MiG-23UB Flogger-Cs arrived in Hungary. A total of 12 MF and 3 UB were received by the 47th Home Air Defence Regiment's first squadron. August 25, 1979, was the first training flight held.

The new MiG-23 had it's first alert on December 29th, 1980 by the Hungarian pilots.

The training's last task was the live-fire training. In August 1982, at the Soviet 116th Training Center at Astrakhan, the Hungarian pilots fired with R-23 Apex medium-range air-to-air missiles.
 

Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B Aand MiG-23UB Flogger-C Factory number, verion, Factory, Year of delivery and	Unit
Hungarian MiG-23 Floggers in light-gray color scheme at Pápa airbase Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23 Floggers in light-gray color scheme Hungarian MiG-23 Floggers in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23UB Flogger-C in camouflage Hungarian MiG-23 Floggers in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme WITH STAR Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme EARLY YEARS
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme
Hungarian MiG-23MF Flogger-B in light-gray color scheme

Tags:
Hungary, Cold War, MiG-23MF Flogger-B, MiG-23UB Flogger-C, Pápa, 47th Home Air Defence Regiment, Warsaw Pact, People's Republic of Hungary, Hungarian People's Army, Mikoyan and Gurevich, Camouflage, Live-fire exercise, R-23 AA-7 Apex medium-range air-to-air missile

Címkék:
Magyarország, Hidegháború, MiG-23MF Flogger-B, MiG-23UB Flogger-C, Pápa, 47. honi vadászrepülő ezred, 47. HVRE, Pestvidéki Gépgyár, Varsói Szerződés, Magyar Népköztársaság, Magyar Néphadsereg, Mikojan Gurevics, Éles lövészet, R-23 AA-7 Apex közepes hatótávolságú - levegő rakéta

Облако тегов:
Венгрия, холодная война, МиГ-23МФ, МиГ-23УБ, Папа, 47-й истребительный авиационный полк, 47-й ИАП, Организация Варшавского договора, Венгерская Народная Республика, Венгерской народной армии, Микоян и Гуревич, Р-23, авиационная ракета, Астрахан, CTPEЛБA-82, 116 Центра боевого применения авиации, базирующегося сейчас на военном аэродроме Приволжский