'616' was a North Korean MiG-15 until its pilot defected to Kimpo Airbase, South Korea, in 1953.
This livery depicts '616' during 11 days of testing at Kadena Air Base, Japan, immediately following the defection.
Operation Moolah was an effort by the US government to pay $100K to any defecting MiG-15 pilot. ‘616' was promptly tested and evaluated for all strengths and weaknesses at Kadena Air Base. Its pilot, Lt. No Kum-Sok, was eventually rewarded ...
Early this afternoon, Cordovian Intelligence was contacted by a Dreamland MiG-21 pilot who stated he wishes to defect to our side.
This pilot is scheduled to fly a combat air patrol this afternoon, and is plannng on dashing across the border at 1810. We are going to launch 3 flights of F-5s to escort this defecting pilot to a safe landing at Creech.
ROE is weapons tight, unless hostile Dreamland aircraft cross the border.
Be aware, Dreamland CAP aircraft consisting of Fishbeds and /...