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SUKHOI Su-27

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SU27
Aircraft
Name Su-27
Manufacturer SUKHOI
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Delta wing
Tail Double fin, low set
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

HINDUSTAN Su-30
SHENYANG JJ-11
SHENYANG J-11
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


SUKHOI Su-27

SUKHOI Su-27 SUKHOI Su-27 3D

Description

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 14.7 m48.228 ft
Length 22 m72.178 ft
Height 5.9 m19.357 ft
Powerplant 2 x 79.4 kN Saturn AL-31F afterburning turbofans.

Su-35: 2 x 125.5 kN Saturn AL-35F afterburning turbofans. Su-37: 2 x 142.2 kN Saturn AL-37F afterburning and thrust vectoring turbofans.

Engine model Saturn AL-31

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) 130 kts IAS 280 kts IAS 240 kts IAS 240 kts MACH 0.80 TAS 500 kts MACH 0.85 IAS 350 kts IAS 250 kts Vapp (IAS) 140 kts
Distance 600 m ROC 64000 ft/min ROC 30000 ft/min ROC 25000 ft/min ROC 15000 ft/min MACH 0.85 ROD 20000 ft/min ROD 9000 ft/min MCS 150 kts Distance 650 m
MTOW 3000030,000 kg
30 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL600 ROD 1500 ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 18001,800 nm
3,333,600 m
3,333.6 km
10,937,007.882 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving SU27

None on SKYbrary