Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker”

ICAO aircraft code SU27
Manufacturer Sukhoi
Country Russia
New price USD 37 million

The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Russian fighter aircraft, designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau.


Full description

Incorrect info? Let us know

Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker” Specifications

Scroll down to read the full description!


ICAO aircraft code
1985 - Present
New purchase price
USD 37 million

Aircraft performance

Sukhoi Search and Track Radar / Fire Control, OEPS-27 IRST, OEPS-27 electro-optical targeting system
2x 2 × Saturn/Lyulka AL-31F turbofans
27,600 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
1546 Kts
2,863 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
129 Kts
Travel range:
1,906 Nm
3,530 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.62 Nm / gallon
0.303 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
62,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
54000 feet / minute
274.32meter / second
Take Off Distance:
450 meter - 1,476.36 feet
Landing Distance:
620 meter - 2,034.10 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
30,450 Kg
67,130 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
21,000 Kg
46,297 lbs
Max Payload:
4,500 Kg
9,921 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
3,080 gallon
11,659 liter

Disclaimer: The information on this page may not be accurate or current. Never use it for flight planning or any other aircraft operation purposes. No warranty of fitness for any purpose is made or implied. Flight planning or any other aircraft operations should only be done using official technical information provided by the manufacture or official aviation authorities.

About the Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker”

The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Russian fighter aircraft, designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. The Su-27 was an air superiority fighter for its time and still remains one of the most successful fighters in aviation history. It is also one of the fastest jets to ever fly!

The Su-27 is one of the best Russian fighter jets of all times

Other Sukhoi aircraft

Fighter Jets Sukhoi

Sukhoi Su-24 “Fencer”

Fighter Jets Sukhoi

Sukhoi Su-57 Felon

Similar aircraft to the Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker”

Fighter Jets Northrop Grumman

Northrop F-5 Tiger

Fighter Jets Xian

Xian JH-7

Fighter Jets Mikoyan Gurevich

Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-152

Fighter Jets Grumman

Grumman A-6 Intruder

Fighter Jets Convair

Convair F-106 Delta Dart

Fighter Jets Beechcraft

Hawker Hunter

Recent articles