Pilot Defectors
in the Cold War

                                                                                    A Research Project  ©  Dick van der Aart

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Yak-23 Flora USAF test

MiG-21 USAF

Links about aerial defections

Declassified - sometimes years ago, but unnoticed to most - footage of the top secret testing of defected Soviet type aircraft by USAF pilots can now be seen on video. Videoclips, based on official USAF or Department of Defense films, which were secretly shown to American fighter and bomber pilots, show a Yak-23 Flora at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, a North Korean MiG-15 Fagot at Okinawa and a MiG-21 Fishbed (ex-Iraqi, via Israel) over Nevada. See the videolinks below.

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Links with defector information:

Videolinks showing defected MiG's:


General research and background links:

 

 

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