Aviation Photo #2248000 Sukhoi Su-27P - Russia - Air Force

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The Flanker takes off! Underneath the wing one short-range air-to-air missile R-73 (AA-11 Archer) and two ECM-Pods "Sorbtsya". This plane is named after Alexander Chislov and earlier to before Vilenskiy regiment from Kilp Yarv. Chislov Alexander Mihajlovich - the Hero of Soviet Union, the commander of a squadron of 63rd Vilenskiy GIAP, guards captain. During the Second World War the pilot has made 635 operational flights. Has personally shoot down 21 airplane of the opponent and some airplanes - in group.
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    Petrozavodsk - Besovets
    April 2012
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4 years ago
Funny, I can only see one missile and no ECM-pods. Am I missing something? Nice photo, anyway. I like how awkward this mighty jet looks with its landing gears halfway stowed.
4 years ago
Yes, you are right. R-73 one. I was mistaken. But ECM-pod are on extreme points. Fx.

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