Sukhoi

The Soviet Su-9 fighters flew better without pilot: the incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own

The Soviet Su-9 fighters flew better without pilot: the incidents where pilotless Fishpot-Bs landed on their own

The Su-9 Fishpot The Su-9 Fishpot was a Soviet interceptor from the later 1950s until the late 1970s. It was… Read More

3 weeks ago

The story of the Su-15 that crashed after it tried to follow a SH 37 Viggen reconnaissance aircraft performing aerobatic manoeuvres at low altitude to shake off the Flagon

The Su-15 Flagon In the late 1950s, the Sukhoi Design Bureau, already an established fighter maker, started work on a… Read More

9 months ago

The story of the Sukhoi Su-15 interceptor that rammed an Iranian Canadair CL-44 carrying smuggled weapons through Soviet Airspace

The Su-15 fighter pilot gave the customary ‘follow me’ signals, but the big turboprop ignored them and started maneuvering dangerously,… Read More

1 year ago

There Can Be Only One! How the Sukhoi OKB took over the Russian Aircraft Industry.

During negotiations with Post Soviet Russian President Yeltsin, the head of the then Sukhoi OKB managed to convince the Russian… Read More

2 years ago

INDONESIA TO BARTER COFFEE, TEA AND PALM OIL FOR 11 RUSSIAN-BUILT Su-35 FIGHTER JETS

Indonesia’s Trade Minister revealed that his government will barter commodities to Russia in exchange for buying 11 Su-35 fighters Indonesia’s… Read More

7 years ago

MiG AND SUKHOI TO MERGE UNDER UNITED AIRCRAFT CORPORATION IN 2019

MiG and Sukhoi are Russia’s major aircraft manufacturers As reported by TASS, starting from 2019, MiG Corporation and Sukhoi will… Read More

7 years ago