Zoran K Kotevski, 54
Zoran Zivanovic, 55
Frank Gardner, 54 @ badoo
The remaining 12 aircraft were withdrawn from use in 1995 because the engines needed to be overhauled but Iraq could not send them off for that work.
Main article: Naval variant based on MiG-29M, the letter "K" stands for "Korabelnogo bazirovaniya" deck-based.
Unusually, some Soviet pilots found the MiG-29's NATO reporting name, "", to be a flattering description of the aircraft's intended purpose, and it is sometimes unofficially used in Russian service.
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It was reported that local pilots were trained by instructors from those nations.
Thereby the engines receive air through louvers on the LERXs which open automatically when intakes are closed.