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Specifications

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navy fighter
one
2- 28,200 lbs ea.
72'
48' 3"
40,600 lbs.
72,750 lbs.
1- 30 mm
twelve
14,300 lbs.
838 mph
1,553 mph
48,500 fpm
55,800 feet
2,422 miles
8/17/87
1998






The Sukhoi 33 is the navy variant of their Flanker aircraft. It has more powerful engines, movable canards, a tail hook, and folding wings. Its landing gear are reinforced to withstand aircraft carrier landings.

It is estimated that over 20 Sukhoi 33 aircraft have been produced to date and 19 are currently land based with the Russian Navy.

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