Thursday, February 22, 2024

U.S. Air Force has plans to transfer Soviet-era MiG-21 to Museum of Aviation

The U.S. Air Force has plans to transfer one of its Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter planes to the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, according to the notice put out by federal business opportunities website.

According to seeks to find a contractor that shall provide aircraft relocation services to support Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB, GA from the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland.

The notice said that the U.S. Air Force seeks to find a contractor that shall provide historic aircraft relocation services to support Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB, GA from the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland.

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The scope of work for this project is to relocate one MIG-21 aircraft serial number TBD from the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland to the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. All systems and components cannot be cut, torn or damaged during disassembly, transport and reassembly. All wiring, tubing, cables and attach points will be disconnected and reconnected at the reassembly location. The end product delivered must be completely reassembled and all systems and components reconnected and potentially fully functional.

Also be handed over the A-7D Corsair light attack aircraft, together with the MiG-21 fighter.

These are historic aircraft and must be disassembled and moved with the purpose of reassembling the aircraft at the Museum of Aviation.

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