LIM2 (MIG 15 copy) (01420/G-BMZF)
Built as a LIM2 Polish copy of MIG 15bis; Served with Polish Air Force; noted at Retford; moved by road to Gamston; on show at RAF Finningley Air Show.
27/12/1986 - moved to North Weald by new owners Aces High; became G-BMZF on British civil register, but never used as such
14/05/1987 - arrived at FAAM having been bought for inclusion in Korean War Exhibition; Polish markings removed and repainted in North Korean marks; put on display in new exhibition
Role - Single seat fighter
Manufacturers - WSK-Mielec, Poland
Power Plant - One 5,952lb thrust VK-1 turbojet
Wingspan - 33ft 0.75in
Length - 36ft 3.25ins
Height - 11ft 1.75ins
Weight - 11,905lbs loaded
Max Speed - 668mph
Duration - 885 miles at height with slipper tanks
Armament - One 37mm cannon under right side of nose, two 23mm guns under left side of nose, two underwing hardpoints for slipper tanks or stores up to 1,102lbs.
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