Technical data
Type Yak-28R
Function Reconnaissater
Year 1963
Crew 2
Engines 2*5950kg R-11AF2-300
Length 20.36m
Wingspan -
Wing area -
Empty weight -
Loaded weight 16725kg
Overload weight 17645kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) -
Maximum Speed 1805km/h
Takeoff Roll 1230m
Transfer Range2680km
Ceiling 15650m
Guns 1*g23mm

Yak-28R, A.S.Yakovlev (Brewer-D)

28k Yak-28R at Khodynka museum (Moscow), photo by Paul Nann, see more at his Site

Reconnaissance member of the Yak-28 family. Dedicated multi-sensor platform with bomb bay containing optical cameras and other sensors, including SLAR. Extensive swept-cut nose glazing is another distinctive feature.

Developments/Modifications :
  • Yak-28PP 'Brewer-E' - ECM (Electronic Warfare) modification;

  • References :
  • Aviatsia i Kosmonavtika (Aviation and Kosmonautics) magazine, 3/4 1992
  • "Russian aircraft since 1940" by Jean Alexander, p.477-482;

  • More links...
  • YAK-28R Brewer E
  • Yak-28, Yakovlev
  • Yak-28 Brewer at Directorate of Training Management(!)

  • Modified January 13, 1998
    with help of Sergey Andreev;
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