Mig  17

Armament                           3      NR-23 23mm cannon
                                            4      8x57mm rocket pods or
                                            2      type 250kg bombs (729nm)
                                            2      400 L drop tanks (936)
Maximum Speed                 696 mph
Range                                 1,290 miles
Service Ceiling                    52,366 feet / 15850 meters

                  Number                                35

The nearest airfield in PDRY to Salalah would have been about 350 miles away at Riyan about 14 miles east of Mukalla. This was an airfield that, much like Salalah, had been developed by the Royal Air Force after WWII

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