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SUKHOI Su-17

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SU17
Aircraft
Name Su-17
Manufacturer SUKHOI
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Mid wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

SUKHOI Su-20
SUKHOI Su-17
SUKHOI Su-22


SUKHOI Su-17

SUKHOI Su-17 SUKHOI Su-17 3D

Description

Ground attack fighter. In service since 1970. Improved swing-wing development of Su-7. Built in many versions. Su-20 for export, Su-17R and Su-20R reconnaissance versions. Improved development Su-17M2 and shorter Su-17M2D since 1974. Improved export development Su-22. Su-17U and Su-22U two seat trainer versions. Su-17M3 and two seat Su-17UM3 with modified tail. In 2000 in wide spread use in Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle east.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.80 m45.276 ft
Length 18.75 m61.516 ft
Height 5.00 m16.404 ft
Powerplant 1 x 110,3 kN Lyulka AL-21F-3 afterburning turbojet.
Engine model Lyulka AL-21

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 900 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 2.09 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 950 m
MTOW 1950019,500 kg
19.5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL500 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 12401,240 nm
2,296,480 m
2,296.48 km
7,534,383.208 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving SU17

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