J-M17G "Redfox"

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J-M17G "Redfox"
File:Redfox fighter.jpg
A Redfox of 1962 on display at the Museum of Aviation in Sejpedek
Role Fighter aircraft
National origin  Granzery SR
Manufacturer Juhasz State Aerospace Design Bureau
First flight 1951
Introduction 1955
Retired 1968 (combat)
1976 (trainer)
Status limited service
Primary user Granzery People's Air Force
Produced 1955-1963
Number built 620

The J-M17G was a jet fighter aircraft and upgrade of the Stasnovan Mig-17 which served as the primary aircraft of the Grozyar People's air force, and was used as a light attack and trainer aircraft into the late 1960s and a trainer into the 1970s.



Electronics and Avionics[edit]

Operational history[edit]


  • J-M17G mtz. 1958 - First variant of the aircraft. Used until 1963.
  • V-1(JM) mtz. 1962 - Main variant, minor modifications, Vertega-Oppirus designed, removing all Stasnovan equipment.
  • V-1(JM)T mtz. 1964 - Attack variant with increased carrying capacity, sacrificing speed and maneuverability.


Former Operators[edit]

Specifications (J-M17G mtz. 1958)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 11.27 m
  • Wingspan: 9.60 m
  • Height: 3.80 m
  • Wing area: 22.6 m2
  • Empty weight: 3,820 kg
  • Max takeoff weight: 6,198 kg
  • Powerplant: 1× 1 × JD KSz-42 afterburning turbojet, 42.3 kN



  • Guns: 2x 30 mm SZK autocannons
  • Hardpoints: 4 external pylons with a capacity of up to 1000kg, including 250 kg bombs, 500kg bombs and VL-H8 Infrared Anti-Air Missiles,