Is the Su-27 better than MiG-29?

Is the Su-27 better than MiG-29?

Su-27 is faster, longer range, more missiles but that should be expected from a plane that weighs 16k kg+ empty. The Su-27 is heavier then a MiG-29 even when comparing empty to loaded and has almost double the wing area, the Su-33 is even heavier.

How good is the Su-33?

It could be Russia’s most capable carrier fighter. But it’s big — and on a cramped aircraft carrier deck, space is at a premium. The Su-33 is nearly synonymous with the Admiral Kuznetzov.

What is the difference between MiG-29 and Su-27?

The difference between Su-27 and Mig-29 is weight,Mig has light weight characteristics Sukhoi has higher weight. Higher weight of Sukhoi relates to more fuel capacity than Mig ,it translates to greater range. Su-27 has better radar than Mig 29 so , performs better in Beyond visual range combat.

How many Su-33?

Despite the aircraft’s protracted development, the Su-33 has largely underwhelmed, and only around thirty-five have actually been produced, with the final aircraft entering service in 1999.

Does the Su-33 have thrust vectoring?

A demonstration Su-33UB aircraft has been flown at a Russian airshow, equipped with thrust vectoring Saturn Al-31FU engines.

How many aircraft carriers does Russia have?

Numbers of aircraft carriers by country

Country In service Total
Russia 1 7
Spain 1 4
Thailand 1 1
United Kingdom 2 56

Are Sukhoi better than MiG?

Despite issues with engine reliability, the MiG-29 with its 27-ton maximum weight seemingly works better in high altitudes than heavier fighter jets like Su-30MKIs. The MiG-29’s superior performance in challenging environments, compared to the bulkier Sukhoi jets is old news now.

Which is better MiG or Sukhoi?

It is able to carry weapons on 12 hard points as compared to the MiG 8 hard points. The Su-35 has an additional 30% more range. In terms of weapons, it could carry a much heavier and bigger weapons than the MiG such as the long range anti ship Brahmos missile as well as the much longer range R-27 missiles.