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Mig-29 Fulcrum
 
Latest update: September 2017

Company: Mikoyan-Gurevich
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Bulgaria 22       22 0 2 5         15
Czech Republic           0     10 10     0
Czechoslovakia 20       20 0   20         0
East Germany 24       24 0   24         0
Germany           0 1 1 22 24     0
Hungary 28       28 0 3 25         0
Poland 12       12 0   12   32     32
Romania 21       21 0 3 18         0
Serbia 5       5 0 1 2         2
Slovakia 14       14 0 3 9   10     12
Total 146       146 0 13 116 32 76     61
 
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Czechoslovakia:

Split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1, 1993. The aircraft of it's air force were divided between both new countries. The Mig-29s (18 Mig-29A and two Mig-29UB) were equally divided with each country 10 aircraft assigned to its air force.

Czech republic:

Inherted 10 Mig-29s (nine Mig-29A and one Mig-29UB) from Czechoslovakia. These were all sold to Poland.

Eastern Germany:

Reunited with West Germany on October 3, 1990. It's aircraft were transferred to the German Air Force.

Germany:

Inherited 24 Mig-29s (20 Mig-29A and four Mig-29UB) from the East German Air Force. These were assigned to JG 73 based at Laage. The Migs were upgraded to Mig-29G and Mig-29GR. 23 Migs were sold to Poland (for 1 Euro each). The remaining Mig-29A is preserved in the museum at Berlin-Gatow,

Poland:

Received 12 Mig-29s (nine Mig-29A and three Mig-29UB) when still part of the Warsaw pact. All are operational.
Bought 10 Mig-29s from the Czech republic. All are operational.
Bought 23 Mig-29s from Germany. Half of the Mig-29s should be operational with the others preserved in museums, stored or in use as instructional airframes.

Slovakia:

Inherted 10 Mig-29s (nine Mig-29A and one Mig-29UB) from Czechoslovakia.
Fifhteen Mig-29s (13 Mig-29A and two Mig-29UB) were received from Russia as part of a debt write-off on two batches (Batch 1: five Mig-29A and two Mig-29UB in 1994. Batch 2: five Mig-29A and one Mig-29UB in 1995).

Part of its Mig-29 fleet received an upgrade (Mig-29AS and Mig-29UBS) with the remaining Fulcrums withdrawn from use.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Bulgaria MiG-29A 18       18 0 1 5         12
  MiG-29UB 4       4 0 1           3
Czech Republic MiG-29A           0     9 9     0
  MiG-29UB           0     1 1     0
Czechoslovakia MiG-29A 18       18 0   18         0
  MiG-29UB 2       2 0   2         0
East Germany MiG-29A 20       20 0   20         0
  MiG-29UB 4       4 0   4         0
Germany MiG-29A           0 1   18 19     0
  MiG-29G           0   1   1     0
  MiG-29GT           0     4 4     0
Hungary MiG-29UB 6       6 0   6         0
  MiG-29B 22       22 0 3 19         0
Poland MiG-29A 9       9 0       9     18
  MiG-29G           0   10   18     8
  MiG-29GT           0   1   4     3
  MiG-29UB 3       3 0   1   1     3
Romania MiG-29A 16       16 0 2 14         0
  MiG-29UB 4       4 0 1 3         0
  MiG-29S 1       1 0   1         0
Serbia MiG-29A           0             0
  MiG-29UB 1       1 0             1
  MiG-29B 4       4 0 1 2         1
  MiG-29S           0             0
Slovakia MiG-29A 4       4 0 3 8   7     0
  MiG-29UB           0   1   1     0
  MiG-29AS 8       8 0       2     10
  MiG-29UBS 2       2 0             2
Total   146       146 0 13 116 32 76     61
 
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