Is the SU-33 any good?
Is the SU-33 any good?
It could be Russia’s most capable carrier fighter. But it’s big — and on a cramped aircraft carrier deck, space is at a premium. The Su-33 is nearly synonymous with the Admiral Kuznetzov.
Is the SU-33 carrier capable?
The Su-33 has canards and its wings are larger than the Su-27 for increased lift. The Su-33 has upgraded engines and a twin nose wheel, and is air refuelable….Sukhoi Su-33.
|Role||Carrier-based air superiority fighter and multirole fighter|
|National origin||Soviet Union Russia|
Is the SU-33 Russian?
The Sukhoi Su-33 is a carrier-based aircraft that was developed by the Soviet Union. It first flew in 1984 and is used by Russia, China, India and Indonesia. The Su-33 has a top speed of 1,500 km/h (930 mph) with a range of 3,000 km (1,860 mi).
Is SU 57 a fifth-generation fighter?
Russia’s Su-57 aircraft has been in development since 2002 and is considered a key part of Russia’s arms export industry as a fifth-generation fighter.
Is the SU 33 good DCS?
For air-to-surface attack, the Su-33 can be armed with many types of unguided bombs, rockets, and cluster munitions. Despite its large size, the Su-33 is very capable in a dogfight when combined with its integral helmet-mounted sight and off-boresight missiles.
What is the difference between SU 27 and SU 35?
The Sukhoi Su-35 (Russian: Сухой Су-35; NATO reporting name: Flanker-E) is the designation for two improved derivatives of the Su-27 air-defence fighter. They are single-seat, twin-engine, supermaneuverable aircraft, designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau and built by the Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant.
Can the Su-33 carry R 77?
Even still, the Su-33 is slightly larger than the Su-27, so it has two additional hardpoints for ordinance. Of the Mig variants only the Mig-29S is capable of carrying the R-77 active homing missile. Of the Su variants only the Chinese J-11 can carry that missile.
Is Su-33 a failure?
The Su-33 proved slightly too big for comfortable mass-operation on Russia’s Admiral Kuznetsov carrier. More importantly, it lacked the full range of payload delivery features necessary to fulfill its purpose within Soviet naval aviation.
Is the F15 good DCS?
As I wrote before, the F-15C is fast, agile, it turns well, it rolls quickly, and it can fight with the best of the best fighters in DCS World and come out on top. It’s one of the top dogs of aerial combat both in the real world and in the sim.