SU17

SUKHOI Su-17

Aircraft
Name
Su-17
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Mid wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L1J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Single
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SUKHOI Su-20
SUKHOI Su-17
SUKHOI Su-22

SU17

Ground attack fighter. In service since 1970. Improved swing-wing development of Su-7. Built in many versions. Su-20 for export, Su-17R and Su-20R reconnaissance versions. Improved development Su-17M2 and shorter Su-17M2D since 1974. Improved export development Su-22. Su-17U and Su-22U two seat trainer versions. Su-17M3 and two seat Su-17UM3 with modified tail. In 2000 in wide spread use in Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle east.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
13.80 m
Length (metric)
18.75 m
Height (metric)
5.00 m
Powerplant

1 x 110,3 kN Lyulka AL-21F-3 afterburning turbojet.

Engine Model(s)
Lyulka AL-21
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
900 m
MTOW
19500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
n/a
MACH
2.09
Ceiling
500
Range
1240 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
950 m

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