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Did North Vietnamese Air Force MiG-17 MiG-19 and MiG-21 have gun cameras to record their gun kills?

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July 20, 2009 1:52AM

"MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War." By Istvan Toperczer; (2001) Osprey Publishing Limited, ISBN 1-84176 162-1: 1. Page 30 shows NVAF 921st Fighter Regiment MiG-17 pilot(s) LT's Tran Hanh & Ngoc Lan viewing film from their MiGs gun camera, apparently form a recent dog-fight (aerial combat). 2. Page 39 shows a "still" from a MiG-17's gun camera of LT Van Bay (and/or LT Van Tuc) of the 923rd Fighter Regiment, aerial kill of a USAF F-105 Thunderschief. 3. Page 40 shows a "still" from a 923rd FR MiG-17 shooting down an F-105.