Jakowlew / Yakovlev Jak-28 / Yak-28

Fighter / Bomber

Yakovlev Yak-28R / Jakowlew Jak-28R © Dietmar Schreiber - Yakfreak - VAP
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The Yakovlev Yak-28 is a twin-engined two-seat multi-role combat aircraft developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Yakovlev (OKB-115). The Yak-28 was used as a medium bomber and fighter (interceptor) aircraft and served also in reconaissance and electronic warfare missions.
The Yak-28 is a development of the Yakovlev Yak-25.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelTumansky R-11AF2-300
Engine Power (each)
dry/with Afterburner
46,0 / 62,0 kN10341 / 13938 lbf
Speed1841 km/h994 kts
  1144 mph
Service Ceiling16.000 m52.493 ft
Range2.150 km1.161 NM
1.336 mi.
Empty Weight9.970 kg21.980 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight18.400 kg40.565 lbs
Wing Span12,95 m42 ft 6 in
Wing Area37,6 m405 ft
Length23,00 m75 ft 6 in
Height3,96 m12 ft 12 in
First Flight05.03.1958
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1959-1972
Total Production1157
Developed fromJakowlew Jak-25 / Yakovlev Yak-25
ICAO CodeYK28
NATO CodeBrewer Firebar Maestro
Data for (Version)Yakovlev Yak-28P / Jakowlew Jak-28P