Su-27UB

The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker, the masterpiece of Soviet Design that found itself on opposite sides of the Russian-Ukraine War

The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker, the masterpiece of Soviet Design that found itself on opposite sides of the Russian-Ukraine War

The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker also found itself on opposite sides of various conflicts, from the Eritrea-Ethiopia War of 1999, to… Read More

2 years ago

The story of Adolf Tolkachev, the Phazotron Chief Designer Who Killed Soviet Aircraft Reputation and why the Su-27 proved to be a Poor Air Superiority Fighter in Real Combat

In 1979, Adolf Georgievich Tolkachev, an electronics engineer who was working as one of the chief designers at the Phazotron… Read More

2 years ago

A quick look at the Su-27 Flanker Fighter Jets Evaluated by Western Countries

In 2001 Ukraine officially announced that it had supplied a single Su-27 to the UK. Eleven years later the UK… Read More

4 years ago

That Time two Su-27 Fighters Forced to Land an Irish-Flown Estonian-Registered L-29 Trainer Flying an Alleged Spy Mission over Russia

On receiving orders to force the intruder down at Neevenskoye AB Pilot 1st Class Capt. Andrey N. Oleynik rocked his… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s Why the Su-27 Flanker is The Best Fighter Jet in the World Only in Video Games

The Su-27 Flanker never came anywhere near getting a single kill against any Western type of aircraft. Caught myself reading… Read More

4 years ago

The “Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid:” when an Ukrainian Flanker Jumped Chocks and Collided with two Other Su-27s parked at Mirgorod Air Base

The video in this post features the so called ‘Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid.’ Taken at Mirgorod Air Base, Ukraine, on May… Read More

4 years ago

Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was the U.S. fighter pilot aboard the Ukrainian Su-27UB that crashed during Ex. Clear Sky on Oct. 16

Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring was serving as the Operations Officer in the Joint Operations Center, meaning he was the liaison… Read More

5 years ago

USAF pilot killed as Ukrainian Su-27UB air force jet crashes during Ex. Clear Sky 2018

The Su-27UB crash took place during Clear Sky 2018 joint multinational exercise A U.S. pilot was among two crew who… Read More

5 years ago