MiG-19 Farmer

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer model at NMUSAF

MiG-19 Farmer model

MiG-19 Farmer NMUSAF

Equivalent to the North American F-100 Super Sabre, the MiG-19 gave the Soviets their first production fighter type able to reach Mach 1 in level flight. The MiG-19S Farmer-C variant on display at the NMUSAF had a heavy gun armament in the form of a trio of NR-30 cannon. It was flown by the USAF’s 457th Technical Evaluation Squadron for training American pilots how to defeat Soviet types, before being retired to Dayton.

Review: Hans-Heiri Stapfer MiG-19 Farmer in action, Squadron-Signal Publications

Some highlights:

Photos of the SM-1, SM-2/1, SM-9/1, and SM-9/2 prototypes.
SM-30 prototype for ZELL launches
MiG-19 Farmer-C 3-view
Color profiles include an Egyptian Farmer-C, Albanian F-6, Hungarian and Romanian MiG-19PM Farmer-Es, East German Farmer-C in aerobatic competition colors, and a camouflaged Bulgarian Farmer-C.
Shot of the interior structure of a MiG-19P
Farmer-E 3-view
Shenyang F-6 3-view


MiG-19 Bibliography:

Photo: Pakistani MiG-19 47-1825 in flight Aviation Week & Space Technology December 2, 1968 front cover

Side-view photos of an Egyptian FT-6, and a camouflaged F-6. Air International April 1982 p.198-199

MiG-19S/J-6 cutaway diagram Air International January 1983 p.18-19

MiG-19S and SM-12PM 3-views Air International February 1987 p.94-95

Gianni Cassi “No Flying Today, It’s Lull” Skymodel 11/07 Building Trumpeter’s 1/32 scale Shenyang J-6C

David Nicolle, Tom Cooper Arab MiG-19 and MiG-21 Units in Combat Includes a MiG-19S 1/72 scale drawing, color profiles of UARAF MiG-19Ss, Egytpian F-6 and FT-6

Bill Gunston, editor The Encyclopedia of World Airpower Aerospace Publishing, 1980 p.260: MiG-19 3-view, color profiles of a Syrian MiG-19SF, Polish MiG-19PM, Shenyang F-6

Richard Mason “Mach Factor Tractor: Finding the Farmer” Scale Aircraft Modelling December 2018 Includes 1/72 scale drawings and several pages of color profiles.




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