What is an a 27 aircraft?

What is an a 27 aircraft?

Developed from. North American T-6 Texan. The North American Aviation A-27 is an attack version of the North American T-6 Texan. Ten aircraft were ordered by Thailand as NA-69 light attack aircraft.

Is the Su-27 a good plane?

The Su-27 is a really great aircraft and a huge success of Soviet aviation, not only because it holds 27 absolute records. It is an exceptionally manoeuvrable machine, one of the most agile aircraft ever built.

Is the Su-27 still in service?

The Su-27 entered service with the Soviet Air Forces in 1985….Sukhoi Su-27.

Su-27
Introduction 22 June 1985
Status In service
Primary users Russian Air Force People’s Liberation Army Air Force Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Forces See Operators section for others
Produced 1982–present

How high can a Su-27 fly?

Power is from 2 x Lyulka (Saturn) AL-31F turbofan engines developing 16,910 lb of dry thrust and 27,560 lb of thrust with afterburner engaged. Maximum speed reached Mach 2.35 or 1,550 miles per hour at altitude. Range is out to 2,200 miles and a service ceiling of 62,523 feet is reported.

How many Sukhoi does Russia have?

Russian Air Force

Type Origin Total
Multirole/Fighter Aircraft
Sukhoi Su-35 Russia 103
Sukhoi Su-34 Russia 125
Sukhoi Su-30 Russia 138

Where was the A-27 bomber used in WW2?

Two A-27s of the 17th Pursuit Squadron at Nichols Field, Philippines, in 1941. The North American Aviation A-27 is an attack version of the North American T-6 Texan. Ten aircraft were ordered by Thailand as NA-69 light attack aircraft.

What kind of avionics does a C 27J have?

The C-27J is equipped with a digital avionics suite integrated by Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems. The mission computers are supplied by Sanders, a Lockheed Martin company, and the displays by ADC. Honeywell provides the autopilot and the standby instruments are supplied by BF Goodrich.

Does the Australian Air Force have a C-27?

In May 2012, Australia confirmed the acquisition of 10 C-27J Spartan aircraft for its Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) through a €800m Foreign Military Sales (FMS) agreement with the US. The first aircraft completed maiden flight in December 2013.

How many C-27J are in the US Army?

US Army / US Air Force C-27J joint cargo aircraft (JCA) In June 2007, the C-27J was chosen as the US Army / Air Force new joint cargo aircraft (JCA). The initial contract is for 78 aircraft (54 for the army and 24 for the USAF).