Sukhoi Design Bureau - Russia
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Sukhoi Su-30 (Su-27PU) production variant)
2 x Saturn AL-31FL turbofan engines with afterburner developing 27,560 lb thrust each (16,750lb thrust dry).
(2,120 kph | 1,145 kts)
(17,300 m | 11 mi)
(3,000 km | 5,556 nm)
♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
1 x 30mm GSh-30-1 internal automatic cannon.
External ordnance can be any combination of the following:
R-27ER1 (AA-10C) "Alamo" medium-range air-to-air missiles, R-27ET1 (AA-10D) air-to-air missiles, R-73E (AA-11) airoto-air missiles, R77 RVV-AE (AA-12) air-to-air missiles, Kh-31P anti-radiation air-to-surface missiles, Kh-31A anti-radiation air-to-surface missiles, Kh-29T/L laser-guided missiles, Kh-59ME air-to-surface missiles and others.
KAB-500KR bombs, KAB-1500KR bombs, FAB-500T bombs, OFAB-250-270 bombs and others.
Also jettisonable fuel tanks.
(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (1,317mph).
Graph average of 1,050 miles-per-hour.
Sukhoi Su-30 (Su-27PU) operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
Max Altitude Visualization
The 3 qualities we look at for a balanced aircraft design are altitude, speed, and range.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
This entry's total production compared against the most-produced military and civilian aircraft types in history (Ilyushin IL-2 and Cessna 172, respectively).
Ribbon graphics not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective aerial campaigns / operations / aviation periods.