Mikoyan/Gurevich MiG-8 Utka
1945
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Mikoyan/Gurevich MiG-8 Utka

It was very un-MiG like. Light high-wing canard monoplane with pusher propeller, built of wood with fabric cover, built to study behavior of the swept wing at low speed. Aircraft was flown in two variants, differed by location of rudders. Test pilots A.I.Zhukov and A.N.Grinchik flew it in the end of 1945. Amazingly, it performed well without any modifications - quite unusual for canard scheme.

Mikoyan/Gurevich MiG-8 Utka


Specification 
 CREW1
 PASSENGERS2
 ENGINE1 x M-11FM, 81kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1150 kg2535 lb
    Empty weight640 kg1411 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan9.5 m31 ft 2 in
    Length7.1 m23 ft 4 in
    Wing area15.8 m2170.07 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed205 km/h127 mph

Comments
Dalhats Laudzafata Avicena, 06.04.2014

This aircraft very different than other Mig aircraft, but still nice.

Mickey, 21.09.2011

Hi,
if you got details please let me know.

Doug Ensley, 31.12.2009

I am considering this aircraft for a Radio Controled project. I like cunards and find the aircraft most interesting.

Mirko, 15.10.2008

Hello!
This Mig 8 is very beautiful and unique plane.I decided to make it (1:3) and I almost made fuselage, but I had problem with mesuring. I do all the work from sketches, so I have difficulties doing this plane. Do you have any measures (angles or any other dimensions) for this plane? If you do, could you please send it to my E-mail.

Thanks Mirko

John Varnell, 15.01.2008

DO you have mesured drawing for the mig 8.

Do you have any comments about this aircraft ?

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