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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.

Other exhibits in this hall

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  • Focke Achgelis FA330A-1 (100545) Focke Achgelis FA330A-1 (100545)
  • Grumman Martlet AL246 Grumman Martlet AL246
  • Fairey Fulmar (N1854) Fairey Fulmar (N1854)
  • Fairey Swordfish II (HS618) Fairey Swordfish II (HS618)
  • Westland Dragonfly HR5 (WN493) Westland Dragonfly HR5 (WN493)
  • Hawker Sea Fury FB11 (WJ231) Hawker Sea Fury FB11 (WJ231)
  • de Havilland Sea Vampire de Havilland Sea Vampire

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