Suchoi / Sukhoi Su-31

Aerobatic Aircraft

Suchoi / Suchoj / Sukhoi Su-31, I-JECT, c/n 5 © Marco Toso
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The Sukhoi Su-31 is a single-engine single-seat aerobatic and trainer aircraft produced by the Russian manufacturer Sukhoi JSC.
The Su-31 is a development of the Sukhoi Su-26.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelVedeneyev M-14PF
Engine Power298 kW400 hp
max. Cruise Speed330 km/h178 kts
  205 mph
max. Speed (vne)450 km/h243 kts
  280 mph
Service Ceiling13.125 m43.061 ft
Range1.100 km594 NM
684 mi.
Empty Weight670 kg1.477 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.050 kg2.315 lbs
Wing Span7,80 m25 ft 7 in
Wing Area11,8 m127 ft
Length6,83 m22 ft 5 in
Height2,76 m9 ft 1 in
First Flight06/1992
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 25
Developed fromSu-29
Data for (Version)Sukhoi / Suchoi Su-31T
VariantsSu-31T, Su-31Ch, Su-31U, Su-31M