The Sukhoi Su-34 “Fullback” is an all-weather supersonic medium-range fighter-bomber/strike
aircraft developed for the Russian Air Force and Navy with the intent to replace the Su-24M
“Fencer” and Tu-22MS long-range bomber. The Fullback is based on the Su-27 “Flanker” and is
deployment against ground and/or naval targets. As of April 2018 there have been 122 aircraft
manufactured including 7 prototypes. The export designation of the Su-34 is Su-32.
Su-34 (T-10B-2) serial 416064300501 was the second prototype was built at the Novosibirsk
plant NAPO Chkalov and completed its first flight on December 18, 1993 with Pilots I.V. Votinsev
and EG Revunov at the controls. In 1994 it was assigned to the Flight Research Institute
(Zhukovskly) and later transferred to a state flight testing center known as Valery Chkalov 929
GLITs VVS located north of Akhtubinsk where it took part in State sponsored tests up until 2010.
That same year the aircraft was repainted with the normal Su-27 color scheme.
General characteristics for Su-34 “Fullback”
Sometimes referred to as the “Hell Duck”
Country of Origin – Russia
Manufacturer – Sukhoi Aircraft Company
Number Produced As Of April 2018 - 122 For Russia
Role - all-weather supersonic medium-range fighter-bomber/strike aircraft
Crew – 2 Seated Side-By-Side
Length – 23.34 m (72 ft 2 ins)
Wingspan – 14.7 m 99948 ft 3 ins)
Height – 6.09 m (19 ft 5 ins)
Wing area – 62.04 m² (667.8 ft²)
Empty – 22,500 kg (49,608 lbs)
Loaded – 39,000 kg (85,980 lbs)
Maximum Take Off – 45,100 kg (99,425 lbs)
Powerplants – 2 X Saturn AL-31FMI Turbofans
Internal Fuel – 12,100 kg (15,400 l / 31,970 U.S. gallons
@ Altitude – Mach 1.8+ (1,931 km/h / 1,200 mph)
@ Sea Level – Mack 1.2 (1,400km/h / 870 mph)
Service Ceiling – 15,000 m (49,200 ft)
Range @ Low Altitude – 1,100 km (680 mi / 590 nmi)
Guns- 1 X 30 mm Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-301 Auto-Cannon w/ 180 Rounds
Hardpoints – 12
Wing And Fuselage With Capacity Of 8,000 – 12,000 kg (17,600 – 26,500 lbs) To Carry
B-8 Rocket Pods For 20 X S-8KOM/OM/BM
B-13 Rocket Pods For 5 X S-13T/OF
O-25 Rocket Pods For 1 X S-25OFM-PU
2 × R-27R/ER/T/ET
2 × R-73
2 × R-77
2 × BETAB-500SHP
|Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
Su-34 (T-10B-2) Second Prototype
Blue 43, Russian Air Force, Akhtubinsk,
True 1/72 scale.
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.
Optional armament provided, ECM pods.
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figure included.
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.
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