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Tupolev                                                                                                              Yakovlev

Tupolev Tu-1 (ANT-63P)

1947
OKB-tupolev—-yakovlev
Aircraft on photo: Tupolev Tu-1                                                                                               Photo source: Airwar.ru  
also called: ANT-63P
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.N. Tupolev, USSR Max speed:
641 km/h (398 mph)
Length:
Type:
night fighter
Range: 2.250 km
(1.400 mi) Span:
Description:
night fighter version of Ferry range:
NA
Height:
  Tupolev Tu-2 medium bomber Ceiling: 11.100 m (36.090 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1947 Climb rate: 7,25 m/s (1.427 ft/min)    
Number built:
Crew: 3


 
 
13,6 m
(44 ft 7 in)
18,86 m
(61 ft 11 in)
3,32 m
(10 ft 11 in)
14.460 kg  
(31.878 lb)
1

   
Engines:                 2 x Mikulin AM-43V driving four-blade propellers
    
  
Power:    2 x 1.454 kW (2 x 1.950 HP                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 12,7 mm (2 x 0.50 in)
   
            2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
            2 x 45 mm (2 x 1.77 in)
   
  Bombs: 1.000 kg (2.200 lb)
   
More info/sources:
Wikipedia
Aviastar
Valka
Airwar
Russian Aviation Museum


Tupolev Tu-128 (Tu-28P)

1961
 
Aircraft on photo: Tupolev Tu-128                                                               
 
also called: Tu-28P
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.N. Tupolev, USSR Max speed:
1.920 km/h (1.193 mph)    
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.565 km
(1.595 mi) Span:
Description:
the largest fighter ever to enter service Endurance:
2,75 hours

Height:
First flight: 1961 Ceiling: 20.000 m (65.615 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: NA     
Number built:
30,06 m
(98 ft 7 in)
17,53 m
(57 ft 6 in)
7,15 m
(23 ft 6 in)
43.700 kg  
(96.342 lb)
198 total
 
Engines:               2 x Lyulka AL-7F-2 afterburning turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 66,7 kN (2 x 14.995 lbf) dry thrust                                  
                                            

2 x 99,0 kN (2 x 22.267 lbf) with afterburner    
Armament: Missiles: 4 x air-to-air
   
  Hardpoints: 4
   
More info/sources:
Wikipedia
Aviastar
Valka
Airwar
 

 

Tupolev Tu-128 UT

1971
 
Aircraft on photo: Tupolev Tu-128UT                                                                                 Photo source: Avia Deja Vu
 
also called: Pelican
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.N. Tupolev, USSR Max speed:
1.450 km/h (900 mph)    
Length:
Type:
interceptor-trainer
Range: 2.460 km
(1.530 mi) Span:
Description:
Tu-128 training version with additional cockpit Endurance:
2,6 hours

Height:
  forward of the normal one, in place of a radar Ceiling: 14.100 m (46.260 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1971 Climb rate: NA     
Number built:
Crew: 3


 
 
30,58 m
(100 ft 4 in)
17,53 m
(57 ft 6 in)
7,07 m
(23 ft 2 in)
43.000 kg  
(94.800 lb)
14
 
   
Engines:             2 x Lyulka AL-7F-2 afterburning turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 66,7 kN (2 x 14.995 lbf) dry thrust                                  
                                            

2 x 99,0 kN (2 x 22.267 lbf) with afterburner    
Armament: Missiles: educational variants of R4 missiles or dummies
   
  Hardpoints: 4
   
More info/sources:
Military.cz
Airwar
Valka
 


 

Yakovlev Yak-15

1946
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-15                                                             Photo source: Kev's Military Aviation Pics
 
Data for: Yak-15
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
805 km/h (500 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter
Range: 510 km
(317 mi) Span:
Description:
Yak-3U modification & first jet aircraft completed Ferry range:
NA

Height:
  in USSR with first flight just 3 hours after MiG-9,
Ceiling: 13.350 m (43.800 ft) Max weight:
  the lightest ever operational jet fighter Climb rate: 17,4 m/s
(3.417 ft/min) 
Number built:
First flight: 1946 Crew: 1     
 
8,70 m
(28 ft 6 in)
9,20 m
(30 ft 2 in)
2,27 m
(7 ft 5 in)
2.735 kg  
(6.030 lb)
280+
 
More info /sources:
Engines:            1 x Tumansky RD-10 turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)    
Wikipedia
Airvectors
Aviastar
Aviation.ru
Airwar Tanks 45


 

Yakovlev Yak-15U

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-15U                                                                                       Photo source: Airwar.ru  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
805 km/h (500 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
Yak-15 with tricycle landing gear, Yak-17 prototype Max range:
NA

Height:
First flight: 1947 Ceiling: 13.350 m (43.800 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 1 Climb rate: 17,4 m/s (3.417 ft/min
Numb. built:
8,70 m
(28 ft 6 in)
9,20 m
(30 ft 2 in)
2,30 m
(7 ft 7 in)
2.735 kg  
(6.030 lb)
1
 
Engines:           
1 x Tumansky RD-10 turbojet
       
More info/sources:
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                         
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)    
Airwar
Aviastar
Wikipedia

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-17 RD-10

1946
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-17 RD-10                                                                      Photo source: Xplanes.free.fr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
830 km/h (516 mph) 
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: 700 km
(435 mi) Span:
Description:
Yak-15 look-alike but actually completely new design, Max range: NA

Height:
  fitted with ultra-thin laminar flow wing (like La-174TK), Ceiling: 14.000 m (45.930 ft) Max weight:
  was conducting taxi trials when project was canceled Climb rate: NA

Numb. built:
Completed: 1946 Crew: 1     
 
8,40 m
(27 ft 7 in)
9,10 m
(29 ft 10 in)
2,50 m
(8 ft 2 in)
2.700 kg  
(5.952 lb)
1
 
More info /sources:
Engines:            1 x Klimov RD-10 turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)    
Ruslet
Wikipedia
Airwar
 

 

Yakovlev Yak-17

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-17
 
Data for: Yak-17
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
748 km/h (468 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter
Range: 395 km
(247 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-15 with tricycle landing gear,  Ferry range:
717 km
(446 mi)
Height:
  developed from Yak-15U Ceiling: 12.750 m (41.820 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1947 Climb rate: 12 m/s (2.362 ft/min)     
Number built:
Crew: 1
     
8,70 m
(28 ft 6 in)
9,20 m
(30 ft 2 in)
2,30 m
(7 ft 7 in)
3.240 kg  
(7.128 lb)
430 (total
Yak-17)
More info /sources:
Engines:               1 x Klimov RD-10A turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)    
Wikipedia
Airwar
Aviastar


 

Yakovlev Yak-17 UTI

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-17UTI
 
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
726 km/h (451 mph)    
Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer
Range: 370 km
(230 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-17 tandem seat, dual-control trainer Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight: 1947 Ceiling: 12.100 m (39.698 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: NA   Number built:
8,70 m
(28 ft 6 in)
9,20 m
(30 ft 2 in)
2,30 m
(7 ft 7 in)
2.906 kg  
(6.407 lb)
ca 150
 
Engines:           
1 x Klimov RD-10A turbojet
    
More info/sources:
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                
Armament: Guns: 1 x 23 mm (1 x 0.90 in)    
Airwar
Ruslet
Wikipedia

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-21

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-21                                                                                          Photo source: Airwar.ru  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
720 km/h (350 mph)    
Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer prototype
Range: 380 km
(236 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-15 tandem seat, dual-control trainer Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight: 1947 Ceiling: 12.000 m (39.370 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: NA   Number built:
8,70 m
(28 ft 6 in)
9,20 m
(30 ft 2 in)
2,27 m
(7 ft 5 in)
2.700 kg  
(5.952 lb)
1
 
Engines:           
1 x Tumansky RD-10 turbojet
    
More info/sources:
Thrust:    1 x 8,9 kN (1 x 2.000 lbf                                 
                                 
Armament: none    
Airwar
Ruslet
Aviastar

 


Yakovlev Yak-23

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-23  
Data for: Yak-23
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
923 km/h (577 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter
Range: 785 km
(488 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-17 development with Yak-19 wing with Ferry range:
1.475 km
(917 mi)
Height:
  praised handling, acceleration and climb Ceiling: 14.800 m (48.500 ft) Loaded weight:
First flight: 1947 Climb rate: 41,4 m/s (8.150 ft/min)   
Number built:
Crew: 1
     
8,12 m
(26 ft 8 in)
8,73 m
(28 ft 8 in)
3,31 m
(10 ft 10 in)
3.384 kg  
(7.445 lb)
310
 
More info /sources:
Engines:              1 x Klimov RD-500 turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.500 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
Wikipedia
Valka
RAM
Ruslet
Airwar Aviastar


 

Yakovlev Yak-23 UTI

1949
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-23UTI                                                                                          Photo source: Flickr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
850 km/h (528 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer prototype
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
Yak-23 trainer version Endurance:
1 hour 50 min Height:
First flight: 1949 Ceiling: NA
Max weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: 40 m/s (7.860 ft/min)    
Number built:
8,32 m    
(27 ft 3 in)
8,73 m
(28 ft 8 in)
3,31 m
(10 ft 10 in)
NA  

1
 
Engines:                  1 x Klimov RD-500 turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.500 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Gun: 1 x 12,7 mm (1 x 0.50 in)
   
More info /sources:
Airwar
Wikipedia
Aviastar Ruslet

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-23 DC

1956
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-23DC                                                                                    Photo source: Cartula.ro  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
890 km/h (553 mph)   
Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
Romanian-built Yak-23 two-seat training version Endurance:
1,4 hours
Height:
First flight: 1956 Ceiling: 12.000 m
(39.370 ft) Loaded weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: NA   Number built:
8,13 m
(26 ft 8 in)
8,73 m
(28 ft 8 in)
3,31 m
(10 ft 10 in)
3.405 kg  
(7.507 lb)
4
 
Engines:          
1 x Klimov RD-500 turbojet
    
More info/sources:
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.500 lbf                                 
                                     
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
Valka
Wikipedia
Airwar

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-19

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-19                                                                                 Photo source: Liveinternet.ru  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
907 km/h (563 mph)
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: 550 km
(340 mi)
Span:
Description:
second Yakovlev jet fighter after Yak-15 with Ferry range:
895 km
(555 mi)
Height:
  nose inlet, exhaust in the tail and straight wings Ceiling: 12.100 m (39.700 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1947 Climb rate: 20,8 m/s (4.094 ft/min)   
Number built:
Crew: 1
     
8,36 m
(27 ft 5 in)
8,70 m
(28 ft 7 in)
NA

3.400 kg  
(7.495 lb)
2
 
More info /sources:
Engines:            1 x Klimov RD-10F afterburning turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 10,7 kN (1 x 2.405 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
Wikipedia
Ruslet
Airwar Aviastar
RAM Airvectors
 

 

Yakovlev Yak-25 (I)

1947
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-25 ( I )                                                                              Photo source: Avia Deja Vu
 
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
982 km/h (610 mph)
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 1.100 km
(690 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-19 development with straight wing Ferry range:
1.600 km
(994 mi)
Height:
  and sweptback horizontal tail surfaces Ceiling: 14.000 m (45.931 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1947 Climb rate: 37 m/s (7.260 ft/min)   
Number built:
Crew: 1
     
8,66 m
(28 ft 5 in)
8,88 m
(29 ft 1 in)
NA

3.535 kg  
(7.777 lb)
2
 
More info /sources:
Engines:              1 x Rolls-Royce Derwent V centrifugal compressor turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.500 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 3 x 23 mm (3 x 0.90 in)
   
Wikipedia
Airwar
Aviastar


 

Yakovlev Yak-30 (I)

1948
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-30 ( I )                                                                           Photo source: Xplanes.free.fr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.025 km/h (636 mph)
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 1.000 km
(621 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-25 development with swept wings Ferry range:
1.720 km (1.068 mi)
Height:
First flight: 1948 Ceiling: 15.000 m
(49.213 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 1 Climb rate: 41 m/s (8.070 ft/min)   
Number built:
8,58 m
(28 ft 2 in)
8,65 m
(28 ft 5 in)
NA

3.630 kg  
(8.003 lb)
1 (Yak-30); 
1 (Yak-30D)
Engines:             1 x Klimov RD-500 turbofan
    
More info/sources: 
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.505 lbf                                 
                                    
Armament: Guns: 3 x 23 mm (3 x 0.90 in)
   
Wikipedia
Airwar
Aviastar


 

Yakovlev Yak-30D (I)

1949
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-30D ( I )                                                                         Photo source: Xplanes.free.fr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.025 km/h (636 mph)   
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
Yak-30 with lengthened aft fuselage and Ferry range:
1.950 km (1.212 mi)
Height:

with air brakes Ceiling: NA

Max weight:
First flight: 1949 Climb rate: NA
Number built:
Crew: 1        
8,96 m
(29 ft 5 in)
8,65 m
(28 ft 5 in)
NA

4.015 kg  
(8.852 lb)
1 (Yak-30); 
1 (Yak-30D)
More info/ sources:
Engines:               1 x Klimov RD-500 turbofan
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 15,6 kN (1 x 3.505 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 3 x 23 mm (3 x 0.90 in)
   
Ruslet
Airwar
Wikipedia

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-50 (I)

1949
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-50                                                                                Photo source: Jpcolliat.free.fr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.120 km/h (696 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter interceptor
Range: 850 km
(528 mi)
Span:
Description:
stretched Yak-30 with more powerful Ferry range:
1.100 km (684 mi)
Height:

engine and greater sweep to the wings Ceiling: 16.050 m
(52.600 ft)
Loaded weight:
First flight: 1949 Climb rate: 68 m/s
(13.400 ft/min)   
Number built:
Crew: 1        
11,12 m
(36 ft 6 in)
8,01 m
(26 ft 3 in)
NA

4.155 kg  
(9.141 lb)
2
 
More info /sources:
Engines:             1 x Klimov VK-1 centrifugal compressor turbojet engine
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 26,5 kN (1 x 5.940 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
Wikipedia
Aviastar
Airwar

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-1000

1951
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-1000                                                                         Photo source: Prototypes.free.fr  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.100 km/h (680 mph)     
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: 600 km
(373 mi)
Span:
Description:
project was canceled before first flight after   Ferry range:
NA
Height:

it ran out of runaway during taxi tests
Ceiling: 12.100 m
(39.700 ft)
Max weight:
Completed: 1951 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 1  
More 
info/sources:
11,69 m
(38 ft 4 in)
4,59 m
(15 ft 1 in)
4,26 m
(14 ft 0 in)
2.470 kg  
(5.445 lb)
1
 
Wikipedia  
Engines:             1 x Klimov RD-500 centrifugal compressor turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 15,9 kN (1 x 3.600 lbf                                 
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 20 mm (2 x 0.79 in)
   
Airwar
Ruslet
Airvectors


 

Yakovlev Yak-140

1954
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-140                                                                              Photo source: Prototypes.com  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.275 km/h (792 mph)
Length:
Type:
prototype fighter
Range: 1.900 km
(1.181 mi)
Span:
Description:
MiG-21 contender, equipped with the same   Ferry range:
NA
Height:

engine, although fully completed it was
Ceiling: 18.000 m
(59.055 ft)
Max weight:
  forbidden to enter flight testing Climb rate: 79,4 m/s
(15.623 ft/min)   
Number built:
Completed: 1954 Crew: 1
 
13,34 m
(43 ft 9 in)
7,94 m
(26 ft 0 in)
3,96 m
(13 ft 0 in)
4.850 kg  
(10.692 lb)
1
 
   
Engines:             1 x Mikulin AM-9D axial flow afterburning turbojet
    
  
Thrust:    1 x 26 kN (1 x 5.800 lbf) dry thrust                        
                                            
  1 x 32,5 kN (1 x 7.300 lbf) with afterburner
   
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in)
   
More info/ sources:
Wikipedia
Aviastar
Ruslet Prototypes
Airwar  

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-25

1952
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-25
 
Data for: Yak-25
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.090 km/h (680 mph)
Length:
Type:
all-weather interceptor
Range: 2.100 km
(1.305 mi)
Span:
Description:
all new plane designed to patrol vast Soviet  Ferry range:
2.730 km
(1.696 mi)
Height:

territories serving as mobile watchtower  Ceiling: 15.200 m
(50.000 ft)
Max weight:
  with impressive endurance Climb rate: 30 m/s
(5.960 ft/min)   
Number built:
First flight: 1952 Crew: 2
 
15,67 m
(51 ft 5 in)
10,94 m
(35 ft 10 in)
4,4 m
(14 ft 5 in)
9.450 kg  
(20.835 lb)
638 (total
Yak-25)
   
Engines:             2 x Mikulin AM-5 (RD-5A) turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 23 kN (2 x 5.000 lbf)                        
                                            
Armament: Guns: 2 x 37 mm (2 x 1.46 in)
   
More info/ sources:
Wikipedia
Ruslet
Aviastar Airvectors

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-27

1956
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-121 (Yak-27 protptype)                              Photo source: Kev's Military Aviation Pics  
Data for: Yak-27
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.235 km/h (767 mph)    
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.200 km
(1.367 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-25 development with new engines and  Ferry range:
NA
Height:

sharply pointed nose radome to reduce drag Ceiling: 16.300 m
(53.480 ft)
Max weight:
First flight: 1956 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
17,34 m
(56 ft 11 in)
10,96 m
(36 ft 0 in)
NA

10.700 kg 
(23.590 lb)
178  (total
Yak-27)
   
Engines:             2 x Tumansky RD-9AK turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 19,6 kN (2 x 4.410 lbf) dry thrust                        
                                            
  2 x 31,9 kN (2 x 7.165 lbf) with afterburner
   
Armament: Guns: 2 x 30 mm (2 x 1.18 in)
   
More info/sources:
Airwar
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Wikipedia


 

Yakovlev Yak-27V

1957
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-27V                                                                                       Photo source: Airwar.ru  
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.950 km/h (1.212 mph)  
Length:
Type:
high altitude interceptor
Range: 1.000 km
(621 mi)
Span:
Description:
mixed power prototype modified from Yak-121 Ferry range:
NA
Height:
First flight: 1957 Ceiling: 23.500 m
(77.100 ft) Max weight:
Crew: 1 Climb rate: NA
Number built:
17,34 m
(56 ft 11 in)
10,96 m
(36 ft 0 in)
NA

12.050 kg  
(26.565 lb)
1
 
Engines:             2 x Tumansky RD-9AKE turbojets
    
  
  1 x Dushkin S-155 rocket booster
   
Thrust:    2 x 21,6 kN (2 x 4.850 lbf) dry thrust Tumansky                    
                                            
  2 x 31,9 kN (2 x 7.165 lbf) with afterburner Tumansky
   
  1 x 15,2 kN (1 x 3.417 lbf) Dushkin    
Armament: Guns: 2 x 30 mm (2 x 1.18 in)
   
 
More info/sources:
Airwar
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Yakovlev Yak-28P (early version)

1958
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-28P early version                                    Photo source:  Kev's Military Aviation Pics  
also called: Firebar B
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.840 km/h (1.143 mph)    
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.050 km
(1.274 mi)
Span:
Description:
interceptor version of Yak-28 bomber Ferry range:
2.630 km
(1.634 mi)
Height:
First flight: 1958 (Yak-28), 1960 (Yak-28P)
Ceiling: 16.000 m
(52.493 ft) Loaded weight:
Crew: 2 Climb rate: NA
Number built:
Engines:         
2 x Tumansky R-11AF2-300 turbojets        
20,6 m
(67 ft 9 in)
11,64 m
(38 ft 2 in)
4,30 m
(14 ft 1 in)
16.400 kg  
(36.155 lb)
1.180 (total
Yak-28)
 443  (total
Yak-28P)
Thrust:               
2 x 46 kN (2 x 10.140 lbf) dry thrust                        
                                            
  2 x 62 kN (2 x 13.670 lbf) with afterburner
   
Armament: Hardpoints: 2
   
  Missiles: 2 x R-8 air-to-air missiles
   
More info/sources:
Ruslet
Airvectors
Aviastar


 

Yakovlev Yak-28P (late version)

1966
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-28P late version                                        Photo source: Aviationtrivia.blogspot.com  
also called: Firebar C
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.840 km/h (1.143 mph)   
Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.150 km
(1.335 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-28P with longer radome of pure  Ferry range:
2.700 km
(1.678 mi)
Height:

conical shape and enhanced armament Ceiling: 16.750 m
(54.954 ft)
Max weight:
First flight: 1966 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
21,6 m
(75 ft 0 in)
12,95 m
(42 ft 6 in)
3,95 m
(12 ft 11 in)
20.000 kg  
(44.092 lb)
1.180 (total
Yak-28)
 443  (total Yak-28P)
Engines:              2 x Tumansky R-11AF2-300 turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 46 kN (2 x 10.140 lbf) dry thrust                        
                                            
  2 x 62 kN (2 x 13.670 lbf) with afterburner
   
Armament: Hardpoints: 4
   
  Missiles: 2 x R-98 and 2 x K-13 air-to-air missiles    
 
More info/sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar
Ruslet

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-28U

1962
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-28U                                                         Photo source:  Kev's Military Aviation Pics  
also called: Maestro
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.807 km/h (1.123 mph)   
Length:
Type:
trainer
Range: 1.650 km
(1.025 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-28 dual control trainer with a second Ferry range:
2.270 km
(1.410 mi)
Height:

cockpit in the nose for student pilots Ceiling: 16.500 m
(54.135 ft)
Loaded weight:
First flight: 1962 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
20,02 m
(65 ft 8 in)
11,78 m
(35 ft 8 in)
4,30 m
(14 ft 1 in)
14.565 kg  
(32.110 lb)
184

   
Engines:             2 x Tumansky R-11AF-300 turbojets
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 56,4 kN (2 x 12.675 lbf) with afterburner             
                                            
Armament: none
   
More info/ sources:
Yakovlev
Ruslet
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Yakovlev Yak-28-64

1964
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-28-64                       Photo source: Y. Gordon, B. Gunston – Soviet X-Planes (book)
 
   
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.840 km/h (1.143 mph)    
Length:
Type:
interceptor prototype
Range: 1.900 km
(1.181 mi)
Span:
Description:
based on Yak-28P but being significantly  Ferry range:
2.700 km
(1.678 mi)
Height:

inferior lost competition to Su-15 Ceiling: 17.000 m
(55.775 ft)
Max weight:
First flight: 1964 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
21,70 m
(71 ft 2 in)
12,50 m
(41 ft 0 in)
4,30 m
(14 ft 1 in)
18.400 kg  
(60.367 lb)
1
 
   
Engines:             2 x Tumansky R-11AF2-300 turbojets
    
Source:  
Thrust:    2 x 38,7 kN (2 x 8.708 lbf) dry thrust                        
                             Y. Gordon, B. Gunston:
  2 x 60,0 kN (2 x 13.492 lbf) with afterburner
  Soviet X-Planes (book)
Armament: Missiles: 4 x air-to-air (2 x K-8 and 2 x R-3S)    
More info/sources:
Airwar
Ruslet
 


 

Yakovlev Yak-36

1963
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-36                                                                 
 
also called: Freehand
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.000 km/h (620 mph) 
Length (w.probe):
Type:
experimental VTOL fighter
Range: 370 km
(230 mi)
Span:
Description:
first Soviet real VTOL aircraft which directly Ferry range:
500 km
(310 mi)
Height:

led to Yak-38
Ceiling: 12.000 m
(39.350 ft)
Max weight:
First flight: 1963 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 1        
17,0 m
(55 ft 9 in)
10,5 m
(34 ft 5 in)
4,5 m
(14 ft 9 in)
9.400 kg  
(20.725 lb)
4
 
   
Engines:             2 x Tumansky R-27V-300 turbojets with vectoring nozzles at 100° angle
    
Source:  
Thrust:    2 x 62,3 kN (2 x 14.000 lbf) dry thrust                        
        Y. Gordon, B. Gunston:
Armament: Guns: 2 x 30 mm (2 x 1.18 in)
  Soviet X-Planes (book)

Hardpoints: 4
   
  Hardpoints capacity: 2.000 kg (4.410 lb)
   
More info/sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar
Ruslet
Aviastar

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-38

1970
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-38M
 
also called: Forger; Data for: Yak-38M
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.280 km/h (795 mph)
Length:
Type:
VTOL fighter
Combat range: 380 km
(838 mi)
Span:
Description:
first and only Soviet operational VTOL strike Range:
1.300 km
(807 mi)
Height:

fighter aircraft and first operational aircraft  Ceiling: 11.000 m
(36.089 ft)
Max weight:
  built specifically for shipboard operation Climb rate: 75 m/s
(14.760 ft/min) 
Numb. built:
First flight: 1970 Crew: 1
 
16,37 m
(50 ft 1 in)
7,32 m
(24 ft 0 in)
4,25 m
(14 ft 5 in)
11.300 kg  
(28.700 lb)
231  (total Yak-38)
   
Engines:             1 x Tumansky R-28 V-300 turbojet
    
  
  2 x Rybinsk RD-38 turbojets    
Thrust:    1 x 66,7 kN (1 x 15.000 lbf) Tumansky                        
                                            
  2 x 31,9 kN (2 x 7.870 lbf) Rybinsk    
Armament: Guns: 2 x 23 mm (2 x 0.90 in) in gun pods
   

Hardpoints: 4
   
  Hardpoints capacity: 2.000 kg (4.410 lb)
   
More info/sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar
Ruslet
Airvectors
Aviastar
Valka

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-38U

1972
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-38U  
also called: Forger
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
850 km/h (528 mph)    
Length:
Type:
VTOL fighter-trainer
Range: 450 km
(280 mi)
Span:
Description:
Yak-38 two-seat training version for the  Ferry range:
NA

Height:

Soviet Naval Aviation Ceiling: 5.000 m
(16.404 ft)
Take off weight:
First flight: 1972 Climb rate: NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
17,76 m
(58 ft 3 in)
7,02 m
(23 ft 0 in)
4,25 m
(14 ft 5 in)
10.000 kg  
(22.045 lb)
39
 
   
Engines:              1 x Khachaturov R-27 V-300 turbojet
    
  
  2 x Kolesov R-36-35VFR turbojets    
Thrust:    1 x 59,8 kN (1 x 13.450 lbf) Khachaturov                        
                                            
  2 x 29,9 kN (2 x 6.725 lbf) Kolesov    
Armament: none
   
More info/sources:
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Ruslet
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Yakovlev Yak-141

1987
 
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-141  
also called: Yak-41 / Freestyle
 
Manufacturer:
OKB A.S. Yakovlev, USSR Max speed:
1.800 km/h (1.118 mph)
Length:
Type:
VTOL fighter prototype
Combat range: 2.100 km
(1.305 mi)
Span:
Description:
supersonic VTOL fighter which served as Range:
3.000 km
(1.865 mi)
Height:

base for F-35 development after Lockheed  Ceiling: 15.500 m
(50.853 ft)
Max weight:
  and Yakovlev started collaboration in 1991 Climb rate: 250 m/s
(49.213 ft/min) 
Number built:
First flight: 1987 Crew: 1
 
18,36 m
(60 ft 2 in)
10,11 m
(33 ft 2 in)
5,00 m
(16 ft 5 in)
19.500 kg  
(42.989 lb)
4
 
More info /sources:
Engines:             1 x Khachaturov R-79V-300 lift/cruise turbofan
    
  
  2 x Rybinsk (Kolesov) RD-41 lift turbojets    
Thrust:    1 x 108 kN (1 x 24.300 lbf) Khachaturov dry thrust                  
                                            
  1 x 152 kN (1 x 34.170 lbf) Khachaturov with afterburner
   
  2 x 41,7 kN (2 x 9.300 lbf) Kolesov    
Armament: Guns: 1 x 30 mm (1 x 1.18 in)
   

Hardpoints: 5 (4 under wings + 1 on fuselage)
   
  Hardpoints capacity: 2.600 kg (5.733 lb)
   
Wikipedia
Airwar
Ruslet
Airvectors
Aviastar
Source:
Y. Gordon, B. Gunston:
Soviet X-Planes (book)

 

 

Yakovlev Yak-130

1996
Yakovlev Yak-130  
Aircraft on photo: Yakovlev Yak-130  
   
Manufacturer:
Yak Aircraft Corporation, Russia Max speed:
1.050 km/h (644 mph)   
Length:
Type:
light fighter
Range: 1.060 km
(659 mi)
Span:
Description:
Russian lead-in-fighter jointly developed  Ferry range:
2.546 km
(1.582 mi)
Height:

with Italian Aermacchi M-346 Ceiling: 12.500 m
(42.660 ft)
Max weight:
First flight: 1996 Climb rate: 50 m/s
(10.000 ft/min)    
Number built:
Crew: 2        
11,49 m
(37 ft 8 in)
9,72 m
(31 ft 10 in)
4,76 m
(15 ft 7 in)
10.290 kg  
(22.685 lb)
40  (2013)  
More info /sources:
Engines:             2 × Progress AI-222-25 turbofans
    
  
Thrust:    2 x 24,5 kN (2 x 5.512 lbf)            
                                            
Armament: Hardpoints: 9 (2 x on wingtips, 6 x on wings, 1 x centerline)
   
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Yak
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