Wednesday, August 19, 2015

MIG-21 Being Restored in Maine Parking Lot

Some men collect stamps, others collect all kinds of things, A Maine shopkeeper has a Polish MIG-21 in his parking lot!

Frank Sizouco and his son, Zachary with their MIG-21

A Cold War MIG fighter jet has been saved from the scrap yard by the owner of a military supply store - who is recreating it piece-by-piece outside his Maine shop.

Frank Spizouco had discovered the aircraft - which was due to be destroyed - during a warehouse picking trip to California.

The military enthusiast decided to save the historic fighter jet from the scrap yard and . . .

Use this link to read the rest of the story - Maine MIG-21

The video embedded in the news article is of a dual screen recording of a MIG-29 take off and flight. The split screen is from a pilot facing camera and a helmet mounted one so you see both views at the same time. Pretty Cool.

Here is a link to an actual MIG-21 flying video that I found on YouTube. MIG-21 flight. The comments section states that this is a Chinese MIG.

Thank you to the DailyMail.com website for allowing me to post a link to their article, to YouTube and poster Koga Keke for the use of the MIG-21 video.

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