SU24

SUKHOI Su-24

Aircraft
Name
Su-24
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
D
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SUKHOI Su-24

SU24

Longe range strike fighter and bomber. In service since 1970. Bomber development to replace the M-28 and Yak-28 medium bombers. Built in many versions. Su-24M (major production) strike/bomber development with a retractable refuelling probe and a longer nose for new avionics. Su-24MR reconnaissance version with side looking radar in a shortened nose, various reconnaissance and ELINT pods. Final version Su-24MP for EW, jammer and SIGINT operation. In service with the Russian Air Force and Navy, the Belarus and Ukrainian Air Forces as well as several Middle Eastern and African Air Forces.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
17.60 m
Length (metric)
24.50 m
Height (metric)
5.00 m
Powerplant

2 x 75.0 kN Saturn/Lyulka AL-21F-3A turbojets.

Engine Model(s)
Lyulka AL-21
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
1300 m
MTOW
39700 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
2.18
Ceiling
570
Range
565 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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