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SKYBIRD´s VISITORS & MOVEMENTS DRESDEN 1988
**) From January, 11th 1988 the Dresden airport was closed while modification of terminal, runway and ramp.
The Dresden based Transport Flight Squadron (An-26) moved to the Rostock-Laage air base.
All home flights were operated to the next located military base, Großenhain (used by Soviet Air Force).
All FWD overhauled fighters were disassembled and moved to Holzdorf air base or Drewitz air base by road transport. There the fighters were reassembled and performed the acceptance flights. Egypt and Iraq picked up her fighters over Leipzig Schkeuditz (LEJ).
An-2´s and helicopters flew normaly from/to Dresden.

FWD Flugzeugwerke Dresden:
* all fighter aircrafts from Egypt, Iraq or Syria used "contract numbers" (7*** or 8***). First both numbers explain the contract year.
This contract numbers were used while overhaul and for all acceptance flights as well!

DECEMBER 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
28.12.1988 MiG-23UB 7905 Czechoslovak Air Force, to FWD
23.12.1988 Antonov An-2T 469 NVA, acceptance flight, +28.+30.12.(2x)
23.12.1988 MiG-23BN 698 NVA, to FWD
22.12.1988 Mil Mi-24D 524 NVA, ex FWD
21.12.1988 Mil Mi-24D 421 NVA, acceptance flight, +23.+28.12.(2x)
21.12.1988 Mil Mi-24D 396 NVA, to FWD
20.12.1988 MiG-21US 5640 Egypt Air Force, to FWD
13.12.1988 MiG-21MF 21155 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD
12.12.1988 MiG-23BN 695 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights (returned back active 02.1989 to FWD to finsih tests)
12.12.1988 MiG-21MF 1188 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery from LEJ **)
09.12.1988 PZL Mi-2 348 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x, +14.12.(2x)
08.12.1988 MiG-21US 839 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery from LEJ **)
05.12.1988 MiG-21R 8502 Egypt Air Force, to FWD
03.12.1988 MiG-21UM 168 NVA, to FWD

NOVEMBER 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
25.11.1988 PZL Mi-2 DDR-VPE Volkspolizei (East German Police), ex FWD
21.11.1988 MiG-21R 8507 Egypt Air Force, to FWD
18.11.1988 MiG-21UM 213 NVA, to FWD
18.11.1988 MiG-21U-600 290 ex NVA, delivered via SXF to Iran (Iran Air Cargo B747)
18.11.1988 MiG-21U-600 288 ex NVA, delivered via SXF to Iran (Iran Air Cargo B747)
17.11.1988 MiG-21bis 853 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
15.11.1988 MiG-23MF 3887 Czechoslovak Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
14.11.1988 PZL Mi-2 1101 (original DDR-VPE) Volkspolizei (East German Police), acceptance flight
14.11.1988 Mil Mi-24D 524 NVA, acceptance flight, +18.+23.11.
11.11.1988 Mil Mi-24D 534 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
09.11.1988 MiG-21M 541 NVA, to FWD
07.11.1988
Mil Mi-24D 434 NVA, from Basepohl to FWD
04.11.1988 MiG-23BN 692 NVA, to FWD
03.11.1988 MiG-21UM 2124 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flight and delivery from LEJ **)
01.11.1988 MiG-21UM 21043 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD

OCTOBER 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
31.10.1988 MiG-21U-600 296 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
28.10.1988 PZL Mi-2 1101 (original DDR-VPE) Volkspolizei (East German Police), acceptance flights, 2x, +31.10.
27.10.1988 Mil Mi-24D 525 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
26.10.1988 PZL Mi-2 392 NVA, ex FWD
26.10.1988 PZL Mi-2 310 NVA, to FWD
25.10.1988 MiG-21US 5615 Egypt Air Force, to FWD
25.10.1988 MiG-23MF 577 NVA, to FWD
24.10.1988 Mil Mi-24D 424 NVA, from Cottbus to FWD
20.10.1988 Mil Mi-24D 532 NVA, ex FWD to Basepohl
17.10.1988 MiG-21SPS 760 NVA, to FWD
17.10.1988 MiG-21M 609 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
14.10.1988 Antonov An-2T 452 NVA, ex FWD to Kamenz
13.10.1988 MiG-21SPS 889 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
12.10.1988 MiG-23MF 120 Polish Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
05.10.1988 MiG-21U-600 292 NVA, from Rothenburg via Holzdorf to FWD
05.10.1988 MiG-21M 549 NVA, to FWD
04.10.1988 MiG-21UM 17 Hungarian Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)

SEPTEMBER 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
28.09.1988 Mil Mi-24D 547 NVA, from Basepohl to FWD
28.09.1988 PZL Mi-2 308 NVA, ex FWD
28.09.1988 Mil Mi-24D 525 NVA, acceptance flight, +30.09.
27.09.1988 MiG-21UM 21070 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD
26.09.1988 PZL Mi-2 392 NVA, acceptance flight, +28.09.
22.09.1988 MiG-21UM 207 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
20.09.1988 MiG-21MF 467 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
16.09.1988 Mil Mi-24D 532 NVA, acceptance flight, +23.+26.09.
08.09.1988 MiG-23BN 696 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
07.09.1988 Antonov An-2T 452 NVA, acceptance flight, +09.+12.+14.+16.09.
02.09.1988 Mil Mi-24D 534 NVA, acceptance flight, +09.+12.09.
02.09.1988 PZL Mi-2 309 NVA, ex FWD
01.09.1988 MiG-23MF 586 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)

AUGUST 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
31.08.1988 PZL Mi-2 308 NVA, acceptance flights, 3x
31.08.1988 MiG-23BN 697 NVA, to FWD
26.08.1988 MiG-21M 614 NVA, to FWD
25.08.1988 MiG-21SPS 869 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
24.08.1988 Antonov An-2T 802 NVA, incoming acceptance flight
24.08.1988 Antonov An-2T 802 NVA, to FWD
24.08.1988 Mil Mi-24D 532 NVA, acceptance flight
24.08.1988 MiG-21UM 21046 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD
17.08.1988 MiG-21UM 262 NVA, to FWD
16.08.1988 Antonov An-2T 839 NVA, ex FWD to Straussberg
12.08.1988 PZL Mi-2F 423 NVA, ex FWD
11.08.1988 MiG-21UM 1463 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flight and delivery as "21031"  from LEJ **)
10.08.1988 PZL Mi-2 352 NVA, to FWD
10.08.1988 PZL Mi-2 309 NVA, acceptance flight, +12.08.(2x)+17.08.(3x)
09.08.1988 MiG-21SPS-K 463 NVA, to FWD
05.08.1988 Mil Mi-24D 539 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
05.08.1988 Mil Mi-24D 433 NVA, from Cottbus to FWD
02.08.1988 MiG-21MF 437 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
01.08.1988 Mil Mi-24D 534 NVA, acceptance flight, 2x, +29.08.(2x)

JULY 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
21.07.1988 MiG-21bis 856 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
20.07.1988 MiG-23UB 107 NVA, to FWD
19.07.1988 MiG-23UB 7805 Czechoslovak Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
14.07.1988 MiG-21U-600 281 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
13.07.1988 Antonov An-2T 839 NVA, acceptance flights, 3x, +15.07.(3x)
13.07.1988 PZL Mi-2F 423 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x, +15.+20.07.(2x)
13.07.1988 Mil Mi-24D 539 NVA, acceptance flight, +15.+22.07.
12.07.1988 MiG-23MF 139 Polish Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
05.07.1988 MiG-21UM 5081 Hungarian Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
04.07.1988 Mil Mi-24D 534 NVA, acceptance flight, +06.07.(3x)+18.07.(2x)

JUNE 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
30.06.1988 MiG-21bis 848 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
24.06.1988 Mil Mi-24D 534 NVA, acceptance flight, +29.06.(3x)
23.06.1988 MiG-23BN 691 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
23.06.1988 MiG-21M 465 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
22.06.1988 MiG-21bis 850 NVA, to FWD
21.06.1988 Mil Mi-24D 530 NVA, ex FWD
15.06.1988
Mil Mi-24D 421 NVA, from Basepohl to FWD
13.06.1988 MiG-23MF 592 NVA, to FWD
10.06.1988 Mil Mi-24D 390 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
09.06.1988 MiG-21UM 2125 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flight and delivery as "21053"  from LEJ **)
02.06.1988 MiG-21M 542 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
01.06.1988 MiG-23BN 9142 Czechoslovak Air Force, to FWD

MAY 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
31.05.1988 Mil Mi-24D 524 NVA, to FWD
25.05.1988 MiG-23MF 3888 Czechoslovak Air Force, to FWD
24.05.1988 MiG-21U-600 265 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
18.05.1988 MiG-23MF 3641 Czechoslovak Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
18.05.1988 PZL Mi-2 348 NVA, to FWD
18.05.1988 Mi-24D 530 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x, +20.+25.05.
18.05.1988
PZL Mi-2F 503 NVA, ex FWD
17.05.1988 MiG-21SPS 861 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
17.05.1988 MiG-21UM 21017 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD
13.05.1988 Mil Mi-24D 390 NVA, acceptance flight
10.05.1988 MiG-21UM 53 Hungarian Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
06.05.1988 Antonov An-2T 469 NVA, incoming acceptance flight
06.05.1988 Antonov An-2P 811 NVA, ex FWD to Straussberg
06.05.1988 Antonov An-2T 469 NVA, from Straussberg to FWD
04.05.1988 Mil Mi-24D 390 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x, +06.+13.05.(2x)
03.05.1988 MiG-21US 21014 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD (never delivered back, later broken up)

APRIL 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden**)
29.04.1988 PZL Mi-2F 503 NVA, training flights, 3x
28.04.1988 MiG-21UM 254 NVA road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
28.04.1988 PZL Mi-2 392 NVA, to FWD
25.04.1988 PZL Mi-2F 503 NVA, acceptance flight, +27.+29.04.
25.04.1988 PZL Mi-2 DDR-VPE Volkspolizei (East German Police), to FWD
15.04.1988 MiG-23UB 850 Polish Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
15.04.1988 Antonov An-2P 811 NVA, acceptance flight, +18.+20.+25.04.(2x)+27.04.
15.04.1988 Antonov An-2P 815 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
13.04.1988 MiG-23BN 9139 Czechoslovak Air Force, to FWD
12.04.1988 MiG-21SPS 891 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
08.04.1988 MiG-21bis 853 NVA, to FWD
07.04.1988 MiG-21UM 2123 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flight and delivery as "21051"  from LEJ **)
06.04.1988 Mil Mi-24D 540 NVA, ex FWD to Cottbus
05.04.1988 MiG-21bis 846 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)

MARCH 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
30.03.1988 Antonov An-2T 452 NVA, incoming flight before check at FWD
28.03.1988 Mil Mi-24D 525 NVA, from Cottbus to FWD
17.03.1988 MiG-21M 508 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
15.03.1988 MiG-21bis 4106 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD (never delivered back, later broken up)
14.03.1988 Mil Mi-24D 540 NVA, acceptance flight, +21.+23.03.(2x)
10.03.1988 MiG-23MF 3646 Czechoslovak Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
08.03.1988 MiG-21UM 1036 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery from LEJ **)
07.03.1988 Antonov An-2P 815 NVA, acceptance flight, +16.+23.+25.03.(2x)+30.03.(3x)
04.03.1988 MiG-23MF 3887 Czechoslovak Air Force, to FWD
04.03.1988 PZL Mi-2 306 NVA, ex FWD
04.03.1988 Mil Mi-24D 529 NVA, ex FWD to Basepohl
03.03.1988 PZL Mi-2 308 NVA, to FWD

FEBRUARY 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)
23.02.1988 MiG-21MF 1009 Iraqi Air Force, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery from LEJ **)
22.02.1988 Mil Mi-24D 532 NVA, from Basepohl to FWD
18.02.1988 MiG-21bis 794 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
17.02.1988 Antonov An-2P 815 NVA, acceptance flight, +26.02.
16.02.1988 MiG-21bis 2092 Iraqi Air Force, ex FWD (via LEJ with Iraqi AF IL-76)
15.02.1988 Antonov An-2T 452 NVA, from Kamenz to FWD
10.02.1988 PZL Mi-2 382 NVA, ex FWD
05.02.1988 PZL Mi-2 306 NVA, acceptance flight, +10.02.
02.02.1988 MiG-21U-600 295 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)

JANUARY 1988: Skybird´s Visitors and Movements Dresden **)  from January, 11th airport was closed
28.01.1988 MiG-21bis 8001 Iraqi Air Force, to FWD (never delivered back, later broken up)
27.01.1988 Mil Mi-24D 529 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x, +29.01.
27.01.1988 MiG-21SPS-K 545 NVA, road transport to Holzdorf air base for acceptance flights and delivery **)
22.01.1988 PZL Mi-2 382 NVA, acceptance flights, 2x
10.01.1988 MiG-21bis 8133* (original 2092) Iraqi Air Force, training flight (for FWD pilot)
08.01.1988 MiG-23MF 591 NVA, to Peenemuende air base for handover **)
08.01.1988 MiG-23MF 593 NVA, to Peenemuende air base for handover **)
08.01.1988 MiG-23BN 690 NVA, to Drewitz air base to continue acceptance flights and handover **)
08.01.1988 MiG-21bis 837 NVA, ex FWD
08.01.1988 MiG-23UB 845 Polish Air Force, ex FWD
08.01.1988 PZL Mi-2 307 NVA, ex FWD
08.01.1988 MiG-21M 559 NVA, ex FWD
06.01.1988 MiG-23MF 593 NVA, acceptance flight
06.01.1988 MiG-23BN 690 NVA, acceptance flight
06.01.1988 MiG-21bis 8133* (original 2092) Iraqi Air Force, acceptance flight, +08.01.(2x)+10.01.
06.01.1988 MiG-21UM 167 NVA, ex FWD
06.01.1988 MiG-21bis 835 NVA, ex FWD
06.01.1988 PZL Mi-2 385 NVA, ex FWD
06.01.1988 MiG-21UM 17 Hungarian Air Force, to FWD
06.01.1988 MiG-21bis 856 NVA, to FWD
05.01.1988 PZL Mi-2 309 NVA, to FWD
04.01.1988 Antonov An-2T 866 NVA, ex FWD

Skybird´s Visitors and Movements: Abbrevations and Decoding
FWD
LEJ
VEB Flugzeugwerft Dresden, company
Leipzig, GDR
NVA Nationale Volksarmee (East German Army / Air Force)

SKYBIRD´s DRESDEN VISITORS AND MOVEMENTS 1988 (update December, 17th 2019)
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