Tag: Sukhoi Su-27

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 some internet article about the Su-27 Flanker, and what a über-super-turbo fighter jet it is... or should be. Sure, serious people are always going to advise me, 'Tom, but everybody knows one can't trust the internet'....
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 26, 1997 the video in this post features the so called ‘Su-27 Mirgorod Pyramid.’ This one of a kind accident took place when Su-27UB ’68 Blue’ jumped chocks during...
Interesting video (with Funny Random Putin’s Memes) features RuASF Aircraft Type and Size 3D Comparison
The clip features random little memes of Putin, bare chested on horseback, or fishing, etc. to show RuASF aircraft scale. The interesting video in this post features Russian Air and Space Force (RuASF) Aircraft Type and Size 3D Comparison. Here’s the list of the aircraft featured in the clip:
Video: Spanish EF-18M shadowing Russian Defense Minister’s Plane Chased Away by Escorting Su-27 Fighter
For some reason, something seems to be missing in the video: how could the EF-18M get so close if a Su-27 was escorting the Russian Defense Minister’s plane? Published by Sputnink News on Aug. 13, 2019 the interesting video in this post features a Spanish EF-18M Hornet multirole fighter approaching Russian Defense Minister...
The Unknown Story of the MiG-21 Pilot who Developed the Cobra Manoeuvre: i.e. Pugachev wasn’t the first to Perform the Cobra
When Pugachev Cobra was flown by Soviet test-pilots for the first time, nobody cared any more about who has originally developed this manoeuvre. The internet is full of videos and stories about the ‘Pugachev Cobra’ – a ‘dramatic and demanding manoeuvre’ – usually flown by Russian pilots on diverse variants of the Sukhoi...
Su-27 Pilot remembers Mock Dogfight He Had against NATO F-16s that were trying to Violate Russian Airspace
'I was all alone out over international waters and a good long way from the shore when a pair of F-16s popped up and, in a manner of speaking, asked me to step outside…’ Maj. Yevgeniy Oleynik, Russian Su-27 Pilot. Development of what was to become the world-renowned Su-27 began in the 1960s...
That time a Soviet Su-27 Flanker Collided with a Norwegian P-3 Orion over the Barents Sea
The Su-27 did gain special markings - one of the five 'kill' stars painted on the port side of the nose was superimposed on the silhouette of a P-3! The Sukhoi Design Bureau was tasked in 1969 with developing a fourth-generation heavy fighter and thus began the story of the Su-27, known to the western...
Russian Su-27 pilot Films Footage on his Mobile Phone as his Flanker intercepts US Navy P-8A Poseidon
The Su-27 pilot is seen holding his phone in a reflection as he films the P-8 flying above his Flanker and then pans down to show land and water below. Russia says it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter jet to intercept a US Navy P-8A Poseidon that was flying close to the annexed...
“USAF B-52 flying over the Baltic Sea turned around after being tracked by Russian Air Defense System,” Russian MoD Says
The Russian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that a USAF B-52H was spotted flying over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea. As reported by Sputnik News, on Mar. 15, 2019 Russian-language Plane Radar flight tracker reported that a US Air Force (USAF) Boeing B-52H Stratofortress (61-0009) strategic bomber flying over the Baltic...
Sweden summons Russian Ambassador after Su-27 came within 20 meters of Swedish SIGINT Aircraft
The Swedish SIGINT plane was on a routine mission in international air space over the Baltic Sea between Gotland and the Baltics As reported by The Local, Russia’s ambassador to Sweden has been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Feb. 24, 2019 to explain why a Russian Navy Su-27 came...

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