Suchoi / Sukhoi Su-15


Suchoi / Suchoj / Sukhoi  Su-15TM © Thomas Girke
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The Sukhoi Su-15 is a twin-engine single-seat jet fighter aircraft for the interceptor role developed by the Soviet Design Bureau Sukhoi.
The Su-15 is a development of the Su-11 which itself is a development of the Sukhoi Su-9.
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelTumansky R-13F-300
Engine Power (each)
dry/with Afterburner
41,6 / 64,7 kN9341 / 14550 lbf
Speed2230 km/h1204 kts
  1386 mph
Service Ceiling18.500 m60.695 ft
Range1.780 km961 NM
1.106 mi.
Empty Weight10.874 kg23.973 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight17.660 kg38.934 lbs
Wing Span9,34 m30 ft 8 in
Wing Area36,6 m394 ft
Length20,56 m67 ft 5 in
Height9,34 m30 ft 8 in
First Flight06.03.1966 (30.05.62 T-58D-1)
Production Statusout of production
Total Production1247
NATO CodeFlagon
Data for (Version)Sukhoi / Suchoi Su-15TM