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MILAVIA Aircraft - Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker

Specifications Su-27 Family

Su-27S
Su-27P
Su-27UB Su-27SK Su-27SKM Su-30
(Su-27PU)
Su-30KN Su-33
(Su-27K)
Su-35
(Su-27M)
Su-34
(Su-32)
Su-30MKI Su-30MKK Su-30MK2 Su-35
(Su-27BM)
Powerplant (2x) AL-31F AL-31F AL-31F AL-31F AL-31F AL-31F AL-31F3 AL-31FM AL-31F AL-31FP AL-31F AL-31F AL-41F
Thrust per engine
- afterburner, kN
- afterburner, kgf
- max dry, kgf

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

125.5
13,300
...

142
...
...

122.58
12,500
7,770

130
...
...

122.58
12,500
7,770

122.58
12,500
7,770

142.2
14,500
8,800
Overall length, m 21.935 21.935 21.935 21.935 21.935 21.935 21.185 22.18 23.34 21.935 21.935 21.935 21.9
Wing span, m
- folded, m
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
7.4
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
14.7
-
15.3
-
Wing area, sq.m 62.04 62.04 62.04 62.04 62.04 62.04 67.8 62.04 62.04 62.04 62.04 62.04 ...
Height, m 5.932 6.357 5.932 5.932 6.357 6.357 5.72 6.43 6.36 / 6.09 6.357 6.43 6.43 5.9
Empty weight, kg 16,300 17,500 16,870 ... 17,700 ... ... 18,400 22,500 18,400 ... ... ...
Normal take-off weight, kg 23,000 24,000 23,430 24,000 ... 24,780 25,000 25,700 38,240 25,700 24,900 ... 25,300 n
Max take-off weight, kg
Limit, kg
28,000 30,500 30,450 33,000 30,450 33,000 33,000 34,000 44,360 34,000 34,500
38,800
34,500
38,000
34,500
Internal fuel, kg
Capacity, l
9,400
11,975
9,400
11,975
9,400
11,975
9,400
11,975
9,400
11,975
9,400
11,975
9,500
12,100
10,250
13,055
12,100
15,400
10,000
12,780
9,640
12,280
9,720
12,380
11,500
14,650
Max warload,kg 4,000 4,000 8,000 8,000 4,000 ... 6,500 8,000 8,000 8,000 8,000 8,000 8,000
Max speed, km/h
- at high altitude
- at sea level

2,500
1,400

2,125
1,400

2,500
1,400

...
1,400

2,125
1,400



2,300
1,300

2,500
1,400

1,900
1,400

2,125
1,400

2,120
1,350

2,100
1,400

2,400
1,400
Max Mach number 2.35 2.0 2.35 2.15 2.0 2.0 2.165 2.35 1.8 2.0 2 2 2.25
Acceleration time, s
600 to 1,100 km/h
1,100 to 1,300 km/h

13.8 h
8.0 h
Max rate of climb, m/s ... ... 330 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... >280 h
Service ceiling, m 18,500 17,500 18,500 17,750 17,500 ... 17,000 18,000 15,000 17,300 17,300 17,300 18,000
Max G load 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 9 7 / 9 9 9 9 9
Range, km
- at high altitude
- at sea level
- ferry range
- with one IFR

3,900
1,400
...
-

3,000
1,300
...
-

3,680
1,370
...
-

3,530
...
...
-

3,000
1,300
...
5,200

3,000
...
...
5,200

3,000
1,000
...
...

3,200
1,450
...
6,500

4,000
...
...
7,000

3,000
1,300
...
5,200

3,000
1,300
...
5,200

3,000
1,300
...
5,600

3,600
1,580
4,500t
...
Take-off run, m 650 750 450 450 750 ... 105 r 750 1,260 550 550 550 400-450
Landing roll, m 620 650 620 700 650 ... 90 a 600 950 650 750 750 c 650 c
Landing approach speed, km/h 240
Crew 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1
Notes
* basic Su-27P/Su-27S
a arrested landing
c with drag chute deployed
h at altitude of 1,000 m
n with 2x RVV-AE + 2x R-73E
r take-off from carrier's ramp
t with 2x PTB-2000 external tanks
Sources
  • Butowski, Piotr (2008). Sukhoi's Latest 'Flanker', Combat Aircraft, European Edition, Vol.9, No.3, pp.52-55, Ian Allan Publishing Ltd, UK.
  • Fomin, Andrei (2000). Su-27 Flanker Story, RA Intervestnik, Moscow, Russia.
  • Fomin, Andrei (2007). Su-35 a step away from the fifth generation, Take-off, June 2007, pp.46-53, Aeromedia Ltd, Moscow. Retrieved from www.sukhoi.org, last accessed on March 27, 2008.
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