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Sukhoi Su-30MKI Super Flanker
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2002
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since June 29, 2002
The First prototype - made its first flight on July 1, 1997.
Later re-numbered 01 (see below) and crashed at Paris.
This particular machine was lost on June 12, 1999 at Paris.
Note the twin nosewheel.
The Second prototype - made its first flight on March 23, 1998
This plane has a single nose wheel. This airframe was modified from the T10PU-6, which was the 2nd prototype for the Su-27PU.
Su-30MKI seen at Aeroindia 2001, Bangalore.
This particluar airframe is a series produced Su-27PU (the T10U-5) which was modifed into a Su-30 prototype (T10PU-5).
Note the retractable refueling probe.
The MKI cockpit also has French and Israeli components.
Also See :
|vayu-sena.tripod.com/info-su30mki.html: Su-30MKI Info, History, Specs etc [Highly Recommended !!]|
|vayu-sena-aux.tripod.com/gallery-su30.html: Su-30MKI in IAF photos|
|bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Images/Current/Su-30.html: Pictures of Su-30MKs already in IAF service|
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