Vucic "tried" one of the MIGs which are arriving to Serbia, Russian colonel said they are INVINCIBLE (PHOTO)
Vucic said from the cockpit of MIG that the pilot, who flew the plain from Astrahan, said that it is an incredible machine, they love flying in it
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said from one of the MIGs that will be soon withing the Serbian composition, that he is very happy and proud to finally conclude that business and it is an incredible machine.
PM visited the hangar with six MIG 29 aircraft which will arrive to Serbia, ass announced, in March next year and used the opportunity to "try out" one of them.
- We would have flown today if the weather was better in Moscow... - added the pilot, who introduced the PM with some of the characteristics of the aircraft, and helped him climb up.
Vucic said from the cockpit of MIG that the pilot, who flew the plain from Astrahan, said that it is an incredible machine, they love flying in it.
- They are all in flying conditions and they look extraordinary - said the PM.
On the question how he feels, he said that he is a bit tall and he doesn't know how a man can find everything he needs in the cockpit, how can he fly, let alone fire rockets and everything else...
Colonel Andrej Aleksejev, deputy chief of aviation center in Moscow, who was visited by Serbian PM, said that if some country has MIG 29, no one else dares to reach to its borders.
- The difference is in generation. MIG 21 is from the period on the border between second and third generation, while MIG 29 is a shining example of fourth generation - he said and added that MIG 29 has more sophisticated weapons system, better handling and has three times more options when it comes to fighting application.
Compared to some west aircraft, MIG 29 would always emerge victorious because it has better characteristics, concluded Aleksejev.
(Telegraf.co.uk / Tanjug)