Polish Air Force, 1st PLM, Warszawa - Babice Air Base, Poland, 1951
This aircraft was flown by 1st PLM (Fighter Air Regiment) and was one of the very first five MiG-15s delivered to Polish Air Force.
All five aircraft were manufactured in Soviet Union in 1949. They were transferred from one of the airfields near Berlin, Germany to
the Babice (Bemowo) air base near Warszawa on July 19, 1951. Polish MiG-15s were shown to the public for the first time on August
26, 1951 at an military parade over Warszawa – Okecie international airport. Note the wings with no walkways.
c/n 231767, Romanian Air Force, Deveselu Air Base, Romania, 1962
The total of 204 MiG-15s was flown by Romanian air force. These were manufactured in Czechoslovakia and overhanded to Romania in the period from December 1952 to September 1954. Romania became the most significant user of MiG-15s produced by
Czechoslovak Aero Vodochody factory. This particular aircraft was a part of the batch of 34 „fifteens“ delivered to Romania on
March 24, 1954. The national insignia in the form of the five-pointed star was used from 1949 to 1985.
INFO Eduard - FEBRUARY 2022