Suchoi / Sukhoi Su-9

Interceptor

Suchoi / Suchoj / Sukhoi Su-9 © Flavien Breitenmoser
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The Sukhoi Su-9 is a single-engine single-seat jet fighter aircraft for the interceptor role developed by the Soviet Design Bureau Sukhoi. The Su-9 was only used in the Soviet Union.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbojet Engine
Engine ModelLyulka AL-7F-1-100V
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
67,1 / 94,1 kN15085 / 21155 lbf
Speed2121 km/h1145 kts
  1318 mph
Service Ceiling12.550 m41.174 ft
Range1.141 km616 NM
709 mi.
Empty Weight7.675 kg16.920 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight12.512 kg27.584 lbs
Wing Span8,54 m28 ft 0 in
Wing Area25,0 m269 ft
Length18,06 m59 ft 3 in
Height4,82 m15 ft 10 in
First Flight10.09.1957 (T-43)
Production Statusout of production
Total Production924
NATO CodeFishpot B Maiden
Data for (Version)Sukhoi / Suchoi Su-9