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J-11BH Chinese multi-role fighter Blue 24, 2014
General Background
The Su-27S (NATO reporting name – Flanker) is a single-seat highly-maneuverable fighter aircraft built by Sukhoi Design Breau as the Soviet response to the U.S. F-14 and F-15 and entered service in 1985. The primary role of the Su-27 was to provide defense against American bombers, USN ships and provide Soviet bomber escorts. There have been many improvements over the years resulting in numerous variants of the Su-27. The export variant, the Su-27SK was sold to China and eventually developed into the license-built Shenyang J-11.
The Aircraft
On August 19, 2014 a Chinese PLAAF J-11BH "Blue 24" intercepted a U.S. P-8 Poseidon ASW aircraft over the South China Sea. It is claimed that the PLAAF pilot made several dangerous maneuvers at one point bring his wing tip within 20 feet of the P-8. The J-11BH also passed very close under the P-8, crossed 90 degrees in front with its belly towards the U.S. aircraft as if displaying his weapons. Blue 24 also did a roll over the P-8 coming within 45 feet.
Specifications :
Manufacturer: Sukhoi OKB
Role: Multi-role Air Superiority Fighter
Crew: 1 Pilot
Length: 21.935 m (71.96 ft)
Wingspan: 14.7 m (48.2 ft)
Height: 5.932 m (19.45 ft)
Empty: 16,300 kg (35,935 lbs)
Normal Takeoff : 23,000 kg (50,706 lbs)
Maximum Takeoff: 28,000 kg (61,730 lbs)
Power Plant: 2 X Saturn/Lyul'ka AL-31F afterburning turbofans
Dry Thrust: 75.22 kN (16,910 lbf) per engine
Afterburner Thrust: 122.6 kN (27,560 lbf) per engine
Fuel Capacity: 11,975 l (3,163 U.S. Gallons)
Maximum speed: @ Altitude 2,500 km/h (1,553.43 mph)
@ Sea Level 1,400 km/h (870 mph)
Maximum Mach: 2.35
Service Ceiling : 18,500 m (60,696 ft)
Range: High Altitude 3,900 km (2,423 miles)
Sea Level 1,400 km (870 miles)
Maximum G-Load: .9
Takeoff Run: 650 m (2,132 ft)
Gun: 1 X 30 mm GSh-301 Cannon with 149 Rounds
Hardpoints: 8 X External Plus 2 X Wingtip Rails
Missiles: Air-To-Air R-60/AA-8 Aphid, R-27/AA-10 Alamo,R-73/AA-11 Archer, R-33/AA-9
Amos: Air-To-Ground NONE
Bombs: Dumb, Cluster
Pods: Rocket and ECM