Does anyone know why Russian planes (MiGs and Sukhois) all have nicknames that start with F? Here they are:
MiG-15 Fagot MiG-17 Fresco MiG-19 Farmer MiG-21 Fishbed MiG-23 Flogger MiG-25 Foxbat MiG-27 Flogger MiG-29 Fulcrum MiG-31 Foxhound Su-7 Fitter Su-9 Fishpot Su-11 Fishpot Su-15 Flagon Su-17 Fitter Su-20 Fitter Su-22 Fitter Su-24 Fencer Su-25 Frogfoot Su-27 Flanker Su-30 (Su-27P) Flanker Su-32 Su-33 (Su-27K) Flanker Su-34 (Su-27IB) Flanker Su-35 (Su-27M) Flanker Su-37 Su-39 Frogfoot
P.S. I know some of the names are there multiple times, it's supposed to be like that. Later ones are just redone models of the earlier one (like all of the Su-27s)
Russians dont label their planes in english F stands for Fighter its an english language plane class
I know. The names dsignated by the US military are the ones that start with F. I was wondering why. I know F stands for fighter too, that's just common sense.
What exactly is the purpose of this post? are you asking something?
The USA uses many abbrevations on our aircraft depending on the type