Lakeland in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
MiG-21 MF 1970
Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum
Approximately 60 countries across 4 continents have flown the Russian designed supersonic jet. With 13,996 produced, the MiG-21 holds the record for being the most produced supersonic aircraft. #7708 served in the Slovak Air Force before retiring to Florida.
Donated by Draken International
Erected by Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Cold. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
Location. 27° 58.888′ N, 82° 1.594′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is on James C. Ray Drive, 0.1 miles east of Medulla Road, on the right when traveling east. Located on the grounds of Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4075 James C Ray Dr, Lakeland FL 33811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cirrus VK-30 (a few steps from this marker); Boeing 727 “Tampa Bay Pacemaker” (within shouting distance of this marker); PA-47 “Piper Jet” (within shouting distance of this marker); XFV-1 “The Salmon”Grumman F-14-D “Tomcat” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boeing 307 Stratoliner 1939 (about 300 feet away); Convair F2Y F “SeaDart” (about 500 feet away); C-47 “SkyTrain” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
Also see . . . MiG-21 MF. (Submitted on March 11, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.