Su-33 / Su-27K, P.O.Sukhoj "Naval Flanker"

Photo (52k) by Ken Duffey taken at Moscow Aero-Kosmic Show 1995, found at Russian Aviation Page maintained by A.Gretchihine;

Carrier-based fighter ("Korabelnij", so Su-27K) derivative of the Su-27, with canards added, folding outer wing panels, strengthened undercarriage with twin nosewheel, arrester hook.

The use of thrust-vectoring nozzles on the production aircraft is considered.


PredecessorsModifications

Su-27

Su-27KUB
References:Links:
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  • Su-33/Su-27K
  • Su-33/Su-27K
  • Su-33 at Watson's Military Page
  • Article in the 'Military Parade' magazine, dedicated to Soviet/Russian aircraft carriers. Some information on shipborn aircraft.
  • Su-33, Sukhoi
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