First flight of the Yakovlev Yak-38/Yak-36M

Friday, December 31, 1971



The Yak-38 (originally designated Yak-36M) was a fleet defense, reconnaissance, and anti-ship strike ship-borne VTOL aircrfaft.

Source: AHS V/STOL Wheel entry for this aircraft

(Note: Only the year of this milestone is known)



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