True 1/72 scale.
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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
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figure included.
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Su-27 Flanker B
B388, Paris le Bourget, 1989
The Su-27S (NATO reporting name – Flanker) is a single-seat highly-maneuverable
fighter aircraft built by Sukhoi Design Bureau 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.
In 1989 the Soviets revealed their new Sukhoi Su-27 at the Paris Airshow. Two variants
of the aircraft were on display, Su-27 Flanker B Blue 388 and Su-27UB Blue 389. Blue
388 was given Sukhoi bureau number T10-41 but for the Paris show 41 was painted
over with the new number 388. During the show test pilot Viktor Pugachev demonstrated
a maneuver called the Cobra that later would be referred to as the Pugachev Cobra.
The aircraft was capable of raising the nose 120 degrees and hovering in that upward
Aircraft Type Su-27S
Manufacturer Sukhoi OKB
Role Multi-role Air Superiority Fighter
Maximum Length 21.935 m (71.96 ft)
Wingspan 14.7 m (48.2 ft)
Height 5.932 m (19.45 ft)
Empty 16,300 kg (35,935 lbs)
Normal Takeoff 23,000 kg (50,706 lbs)
Maximum Takeoff 28,000 kg (61,730 lbs)
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)
Gun 1 X 30 mm GSh-301 Cannon with 149 Rounds
Hardpoints 8 X External Plus 2 X Wingtip Rails
Air-To-Air R-60/AA-8 Aphid, R-27/AA-10 Alamo,R-73/AA-11 Archer, R-33/AA-9
Bombs Dumb, Cluster
Pods Rocket and ECM