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MIKOYAN MiG-31 Foxhound

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MG31
Aircraft
Name MiG-31 Foxhound
Manufacturer MIKOYAN
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Double fin, low set
WTC Medium
APC E
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

MAPO MiG-31
MIKOYAN MiG-31


MIKOYAN MiG-31 Foxhound

MIKOYAN MiG-31 Foxhound MIKOYAN MiG-31 Foxhound 3D

Description

Interceptor aircraft. In service since 1979. Two seat interceptor development based on MiG-25. 280 aircraft were built for Russian Air Force. Improved development MiG-31M since 1984 (only 6 prototypes and one demonstrator were built).

Note: Two seat interceptor development based on MiG-25 (NATO name:Foxhound).

Technical Data

Wing span 13.5 m44.291 ft
Length 22.7 m74.475 ft
Height 6.2 m20.341 ft
Powerplant 2 x 151,9 KN Soloviev D-30F6 turbofans.
Engine model Soloviev D-30

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 1620 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1200 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 2.35 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 800 m
MTOW 4620046,200 kg
46.2 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL670 ROD ft/min APC E
WTC M Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving MG31

None on SKYbrary