The Sukhoi Su-31 is a further development of the earlier Su-29 - made lighter and offering increased capabilities.
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Status Active, In-Service
[ 25 Units ] : Sukhoi - Russia
22.47 ft (6.85 m)
25.59 ft (7.8 m)
9.02 ft (2.75 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Sukhoi Su-31 production model)
1,543 lb (700 kg)
2,315 lb (1,050 kg)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Sukhoi Su-31 production model)
1 x Vedeneyev M14PF air-cooled radial piston engine developing 400 horsepower and driving a three-bladed propeller unit at the nose.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Sukhoi Su-31 production model)
280 mph (450 kph; 243 kts)
13,123 feet (4,000 m; 2.49 miles)
684 miles (1,100 km; 594 nm)
4,725 ft/min (1,440 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Sukhoi Su-31 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Sukhoi Su-31 production model)
Su-31 - Base Series Designation; fixed undercarriage form.
Su-31T - Alternative designation.
Su-29T - Prototype based in the Su-29; single example.
Su-31M - Improved model; incorporating ejection system.
Su-31M2 - Improved model of 1999; enlarged wing mainplanes; reduced overall weight for increased performance; revised canopy design.
Su-31U - Proposed model based in the Su-31T with retracting undercarriage.
Su-31X - Export designation of Su-31T.
Su-31ffX - Experimental model with changes to further performance figures and capabilities.
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