Ye-8, A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich


xperimental fighter. The Ye-8 was a single-seat, single-engined aircraft with a delta wing and tail surfaces similar to that of the MiG-21, but also with canard foreplanes. The fuselage was similar to that of the X-31 or the EFA (how long it took for the West to copy abandoned Soviet project...) with a rectangular variable geometry intake under the front fuselage, ahead of the wing roots.
Two built.
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  • Technical data
    Type Ye-8
    Function fighter
    Year 1962
    Crew 1
    Engines 1*R-21
    Modified January 25, 1996
    by Alexandre Savine;
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