Drone Piloting Guide

Drone Piloting Guide

We at MiGFlug did several trials with drones to help creating fantastic fighter jet videos. For Air-to-air shots we still need real aircraft, but what we tried is drone shots when the jet is taxiing. From that – we now want to share some basics that we gained...
The incredible Pugachev’s Cobra Maneuvre

The incredible Pugachev’s Cobra Maneuvre

Cobra can be done by MiG-29 and Su-27 Although there are fighter jets such as the Saab Draken who could also do Cobras, the maneuvre can only be fully flown by MiG-29 and Su-29 variants. The Cobra Manouvre, also known as Pugachev’s Cobra or Pugachev Cobra is a...
Jet Engine Snow Blowers

Jet Engine Snow Blowers

Jet Engines are so useful! In Russia – they like big, heavy machinery. And given the harsh weather conditions, it makes sense to have robust fighter aircraft that can be maintained easily and take off from unpaved runways. Or to use fighter aircraft to blow away...
Fear of Flying and Tips to Overcome

Fear of Flying and Tips to Overcome

Why do some people fear flying more than others? Truth is, there are a number of triggers that can cause a fear of flying. In some ways, the fear of flying is similar to other fears like a fear of guns, tigers and alligators. These are rational fears while an...
Western and Eastern Fighter Jets Compared

Western and Eastern Fighter Jets Compared

How are Western Fighter Jets different from Eastern Fighter Jets? As we all know Soviet and Russian built aircraft differ a lot from the concept. The same is true for aircraft coming from other (former) Warzaw Pact countries, like the Czech Aero Vodochody. They tend...