SU25

SUKHOI Su-25

Aircraft
Name
Su-25
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
E
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SUKHOI Scorpion
SUKHOI Su-28
SUKHOI Su-25 Scorpion
SUKHOI Su-25
SUKHOI Su-39

SU25

Close support and ground attack aircraft. In service since 1984. Designed specifically for close air support missions. From first flight in 1975 to first Su-25 unit were operational in 1984 a number of modifications were done. The Su-25 features titanium cockpit armouring and wingtip-pod airbakes. Built in many versions: Su-25K export version, Su-25UB and export Su-25UBK two seats version, Su-28 advanced trainer and Su-39 anti-tank version with new NAV system and laser range finger in the nose. Used by Russia and many East European Air Forces (NATO reporting name: Frogfoot).

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.50 m
Length (metric)
15.40 m
Height (metric)
5.20 m
Powerplant

2 x 44,2 kN Soyuz/Tumansky R-195 turbojets.

Engine Model(s)
Soyuz/Tumansky R-195
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
130 kts
Distance
650 m
MTOW
20500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
160 kts
ROC
1200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
260 kts
ROC
6000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
260 kts
ROC
500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.64
ROC
2000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
350 kts
MACH
0.75
Ceiling
220
Range
800 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
7000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
300 kts
ROD
5000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
170 kts
Distance
750 m

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