Sunday, 22 February 2015

IL 78 M Midas and Foxhounds


These IL 78 M Midas are part of special regiment 203 'Orlovski' based at Dyagilevo, south-east of Moscow. The 19 aircraft delivered support VVS fighters and bombers and have a 'transferable fuel' capacity of 105 tons. These two examples were tracked by Norwegian fighters during 2007 and were photographed refuelling two MiG 31 Foxhound each armed with four air-to-air R-33 E missiles (AA-9 Amos). Click on the images to view large...



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