Su-27

Baby Sukhoi: how Russia came up with the world’s smallest fighter jet

In the early 90s, Sukhoi designed a new Russian fighter jet… by taking an existing one and shrinking it to a ridiculous degree....


Russian Su-27 intercepts two French Mirage 2000 above Black Sea

Two French Mirage 2000 tactical bombers were escorted by a Russian Su-27 fighter over the waters of the Black Sea. The two aircraft turned back without violating Russian airspace....


Excessive speeding: Ukrainian jet smashes road sign [Video]

A road sign, informing drivers about the maximum allowed speed of 90 kilometres per hour, was struck by Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker fighter jet. The sign remained lodged into the aircraft’s air intake, while the fighter aborted the landing and returned to an airport....


USAF B-52 intercepted by Russian fighter jet over Black Sea

United States Air Force B-52 strategic bombers from the 2nd Bomb Wing carried out a 12-hour training flight over the Black Sea region. After a Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept one of them near Crimea, Russian officials expressed their concern over the additional tension such flights may create....


Russian Su-27 intercepts US P-8A Poseidon near Crimea [Video]

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a U.S. P-8A Poseidon observation plane over the Black Sea near Crimea....


US spy plane intercepted by Russian Su-27 over Baltic Sea [Video]

A Russian Su-27 was scrambled to intercept an USAF RC-135 above the Baltic Sea, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense....


Russian Su-27 intercepts US F-15C with daring maneuver [Video]

Footage of a Russian Su-27 intercepting a US F-15C over the Baltic Sea has emerged online. The first fighter jet fended off the second by executing a dangerously close maneuver....


Two pilots die in Ukrainian fighter crash, U.S. pilot 'involved'

A two-seat Ukrainian fighter jet has crashed during a joint exercise with NATO air forces, killing both the pilot and co-pilot, Ukraine's military says....


Russian Su-27 allegedly intercepts U.S. EP-3 within 5 feet

The United States Department of State claims a Russian military fighter jet “engaged in an unsafe interaction” with U.S. Navy plane in international airspace on January 29, 2018. The department notes that a Russian Su-27 flew just within five feet of a U.S. EP-3. Russia denies breaking international rules....