True 1/72 scale.

Professionally painted.

Great attention to detail.

All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).

Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.

Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up
positions.

Canopy can be displayed open or closed.

Pilot figure included.

Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.

Highly collectable.
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Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
HA6001
Su-27 Flanker B (Early Type)
Red 36, Russian Air Force, Barents Sea, 1987
HOBBY MASTER COLLECTOR
The Su-27S (NATO reporting name – Flanker) is a single-seat highly-maneuverable
fighter aircraft built by Sukhoi Design B
ureau as the Soviet response to the U.S. F-14
and F-15 and entered service in 1985. The primary role of the Su-27 was to provide
defense against American bombers, USN ships and provide Soviet bomber escorts.
There have been many improvements over the years resulting in numerous variants of
the Su-27. The export variant, the Su-27SK was sold to China and eventually developed
into the license-built Shenyang J-11.



On September 13, 1987 Su-27 Flanker B (early Type) Red 36 from the 941st IAP V-
PVO piloted by Senior Lieutenant Vassily Tsimbal intercepted the Norwegian P-3 Orion
“602” flown by Lt. Salvesen and 9 crewmembers off the Kola Peninsula. Red 36 made
three passes, each one bringing the two aircraft closer until the third encounter caused
the Su-27’s vertical stabilizer to hit the P-3 propeller tearing the Su-27 stabilizer tip off
and sending a piece of the P-3 propeller into “602” causing decompression. Remarkably
both aircraft safely returned to their bases.



Aircraft Type         Su-27S

Manufacturer        Sukhoi OKB

Role        Multi-role Air Superiority Fighter

Crew        1

Dimensions        
Maximum Length        21.935 m  (71.96 ft)
Wingspan        14.7 m   (48.2 ft)
Height        5.932 m  (19.45 ft)

Weights        
Empty        16,300 kg  (35,935 lbs)
Normal Takeoff        23,000 kg  (50,706 lbs)
Maximum Takeoff        28,000 kg  (61,730 lbs)

Performance        
Engines        2 X Saturn/Lyul'ka AL-31F afterburning turbofans
Dry Thrust Per Engine        75.22 kN  (16,910 lbf)
Afterburner Thrust Per Engine        122.6 kN  (27,560 lbf)
Fuel Capacity        11,975 l   (3,163 U.S. Gallons)
Maximum Speed @ Altitude        2,500 km/h  (1,553.43 mph)
Maximum Speed @ Sea Level        1,400 km/h  (870 mph)
Maximum Mach        2.35
Service Ceiling        18,500 m  (60,696 ft)
Range @ High Altitude        3,900 km  (2,423 miles)
Range @ Sea Level        1,400 km  (870 miles)
Maximum G-Load        .9
Takeoff Run        650 m  (2,132 ft)

Armament        
Gun        1 X 30 mm GSh-301 Cannon with 149 Rounds
Hardpoints        8 X External Plus 2 X Wingtip Rails
Missiles        
Air-To-Air        R-60/AA-8 Aphid, R-27/AA-10 Alamo,R-73/AA-11 Archer, R-33/AA-9
Amos
Air-To-Ground        NONE
Bombs        Dumb, Cluster
Pods        Rocket and ECM