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SUKHOI Su-24

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SU24
Aircraft
Name Su-24
Manufacturer SUKHOI
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position High wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Medium
APC D
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

SUKHOI Su-24


SUKHOI Su-24

SUKHOI Su-24 SUKHOI Su-24 3D

Description

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 17.6 m57.743 ft
Length 24.5 m80.381 ft
Height 5.0 m16.404 ft
Powerplant 2 x 75.0 kN Saturn/Lyulka AL-21F-3A turbojets.
Engine model Lyulka AL-21

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1300 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 2.18 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 950 m
MTOW 3970039,700 kg
39.7 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL570 ROD ft/min APC D
WTC M Range 565565 nm
1,046,380 m
1,046.38 km
3,433,005.252 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving SU24

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