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


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Max FoxbatRU Bryansky - Russian APT
    Russia - Air Force
    Sukhoi Su-27P
    Sukhoi Su-27
    Sukhoi Su-27
    Sukhoi
    36516
    RF-90751
    41 red
    Petrozavodsk - Besovets
    Russia
    April 2012
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#2248000
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April 04, 2013
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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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Comments (2)

Anonymous
3 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.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Yes, you are right. R-73 one. I was mistaken. But ECM-pod are on extreme points. Fx.