WATCH Russia's Swifts aerobatic team amaze the crowds with a dazzling display in NINE MIGS at MAKS-2021

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021   |   Posted By: RT

WATCH Russia's Swifts aerobatic team amaze the crowds with a dazzling display in NINE MIGS at MAKS-2021

The Swifts - the iconic Russian aerobatic team flying MiG aircraft - took to the skies of Moscow on Saturday at the MAKS-2021 air show to perform amazing aerial stunts, with nine fighter jets flying in tight formation.
The nine MiG-29UB fighters of the Swifts team performed stunts while locked in a “diamond formation” above the Zhukovsky airfield near Moscow, where the air show is being held until July 25.
The aircraft, an upgraded version of the legendary Soviet workhorse, with blue swifts depicted on their underside, flew just meters away from each other while performing aerobatic maneuvers, including a complete loop and an aileron roll. The fighter jets were so close, they seemed to be glued together, and their ace pilots held the formation flawlessly.
Just like their fellow aerobatic team, the Russian Knights, which performed at MAKS-2021 on Saturday, the Swifts were flying regular war machines that haven't undergone any specific modifications for aerobatics. They use a training version of the...

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