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Red 01

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9, NATO reporting name "Fargo," was a Soviet jet fighter developed immediatly after World War 2. A total of 610 were built, including the prototypes. Currently, only three are known to have been kept: Red 01 (Monino, Russia), White 30 (Beijing, China), and another unknown one, also found in Beijing.


  • Length: 31 ft, 6 in.
  • Wingspan: 32 ft, 10 in
  • Wing Area: 196 ft
  • Maximum Speed: 534 mph (I-300) - 590 mph (I-307)
  • Rate of Climb: I-307: 2 min 54 sec. to 16,042 ft


  • A tricycle style landing gear system was used.
  • Early versions lacked an ejection seat, while late variants had one.
  • The above-mentioned unknown MiG 9 found in Beijing has the identifying numbers "6201." It should be noted that the plane's condition has degraded drastically over time.