SU27

SUKHOI Su-27

Aircraft
Name
Su-27
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Delta wing
Tail
Double fin, low set
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
In fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
SUKHOI Su-30
SUKHOI JJ-11
SUKHOI Su-32
SUKHOI Su-33
SUKHOI Su-27
SUKHOI J-11
SUKHOI Su-34
SUKHOI Su-35
SUKHOI Su-37
SHENYANG JJ-11
SHENYANG J-11
HINDUSTAN Su-30

SU27

All weather air-superiority fighter, ground attack aircraft and combat trainer. In service since 1984. Built in many series: Su-27P air defence fighter, Su-27S (Su-27SK for export) multi role version with wing tip and EW pods, Su-30 two seat operational trainer, Su-30M (Su-30MK for export) two seat defence fighter and Su-33 air defence fighter for Russia´s Navy. Improved multi role fighter developments Su-27M (redesignated to Su-35) and thrust vectoring Su-37 with fly-by-wire flight control system. Highly agile aircraft used by the Russian, Belarus and Ukainean Air Forces in Europe, by the Chineese, Indian and Vietnamese Air Forces in Asia and Ethiopean Air Force in Africa.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
14.70 m
Length (metric)
22.00 m
Height (metric)
5.90 m
Powerplant

2 x 79.4 kN Saturn AL-31F afterburning turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Saturn AL-31
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
130 kts
Distance
600 m
MTOW
30000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
280 kts
ROC
64000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
240 kts
ROC
30000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
240 kts
ROC
25000 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.80
ROC
15000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
500 kts
MACH
0.85
Ceiling
600
Range
1800 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.85
ROD
20000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
350 kts
ROD
9000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
250 kts
MCS
150 kts
ROD
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
140 kts
Distance
650 m

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