Main page "Colours ot the MiG-29 (Fulcrum)"

Revised: March 2018


الجمهورية الجزائرية الديمقراطية الشعبية (People's Democratic Republic of Algeria)

In service

Algerian Air Force (AAF) since 1999


  • 1999: 19 x MiG-29 (Belarus), quantity: 19
  • 1999: 7 x MiG-29 (Russia), quantity: 19+7=26
  • 2000: 5 x MiG-29 (Belarus), quantity: 26+5=31
  • 2000: 5 x MiG-29 (Ukraine), quantity: 31+5=36
  • 2000: 6 x Mig-29UB (Russia via Belarus), quantity: 36+6+42
  • 2001: 4 x MiG-29 (Belarus), quantity: 42+4=46
  • 2002: 2 x MiG-29 (Belarus), quantity: 46+2=48
  • 2002: 2 x MiG-29 (Russia), quantity: 48+2=50
  • 2003: 1 x MiG-29 (Russia), quantity: 50+1=51
  • 2004: 1 x MiG-29 (Russia), quantity: 51+1=52
  • 2005: 4 x MiG-29 (Russia), quantity: 52+4=56

In total 56 MiGs between 1999 and 2005 from Belarus (30), Russia (21) and Ukraine (5)

Losses: ?


3ème Escadre de Défense Aérienne:
193rd Sqn (Bou Sfer)
143rd Sqn (Ouarghla)
113rd Sqn (Tindouf)
153rd Sqn (Bechar)


MiG-29: FC-15 FC-19 FC-25 FC-34 FC-45 FC-48 FC-61 FC-64 FC-71 FC-76
MiG-29UB: FB-20 FB-30 FB-40 FB-80

Camouflage and painting

Algerian MiG-29, 2007. Overall grey camouflage.
Drawing accuracy: 100%.

MiG-29SMT episode

Contract for delivery of 40 (or 34) MiG-29SMT and upgraded MiG-29UB (with option for next 30) was signed in March 2006. After delivery of first aircraft in December 2006, AAF discover that MiG not meet contract conditions - althrough aircraft was new, airframe is from Russian manufacturer store. Deliveries was stopped, and when in May 2007 next two delivered MiGs were in the same state, Algeria refused to pay. So Russia not started deliveries of Sukhoi Su-30MKA. Algeria canceled contract for MiG-29 (May 2007), wants to exchange it for Sukhois or MiGs with new airframes. 15 MiGs delivered between December 2006 and May 2007) were returned to Russia and since 2009 are in service of the Russian Air Force.

MiG-29UB upgraded: FB-02 FB-03 FB-04 FB-05 FB-06
MiG-29SMT: FC-12(3029 on fin) FC-14(3017) FC-18 FC-21 FC-23 FC-32(3333) FC-36(3345) FC-41 FC-4x FC-52 FC-57

Embarassing episode: MiG-29SMT, 2007, Algeria. Upgraded MiGs-UB and SMT were in two-tone camouflage (grey and blue), similar to Algerian Su-30MKA.
In 2008 returned to Russia.
Drawing accuracy: 100%.

Mariusz Wojciechowski MiG-29 in colours Colours of the MiG-29 (МиГ-29).
Worldwide aircraft Mikoyan & Gurevich MiG-29 (Fulcrum) camouflage and painting schemes

MiG-29 MiG-29S MiG-29UB MiG-29M MiG-29M2 MiG-29UBT MiG-29SD MiG-29N MiG-29NUB MiG-29K MiG-29KUB
MiG-29AS MiG-29G MiG-29GT MiG-29BM MiG-29SM MiG-29SE MiG-29SMT MiG-29UPG MiG-29SMP MiG-29OVT MiG-35

All aircraft drawings © Mariusz Wojciechowski 2005-2018, Słupsk (Poland)
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