Sukhoi Su-11 (I)
1947
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Sukhoi Su-11 (I)

In late May 1947, flight testing commenced of a development of the Su-9, the Su-11 or Samolet LK, which was destined to be the first Soviet jet fighter powered by a turbojet of indigenous design. The fuselage of the Su-11 was fundamentally similar to that of the Su-9, apart from some structural revision, but because of the appreciably larger engines, the wing structure was extensively modified. The Su-11 was powered by two Lyulka TR-1 turbojets each developing 1300kg, these being mounted ahead of the main-spar. Armament was the same as that of the Su-9. Factory trials were completed in April 1948, but the TR-1 turbojet was inadequately developed and, like its predecessor, the Su-11 was handicapped by the suggestion that it copied German technology,. Aleksandr Yakovlev telling Yosif Stalin that it was no more than a "warmed over Me 262".

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Sukhoi Su-11 (I)A three-view drawing (1663 x 1073)


Specification 
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight6350 kg13999 lb
    Empty weight4495 kg9910 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan11.80 m39 ft 9 in
    Length10.57 m35 ft 8 in
    Height3.72 m12 ft 2 in
    Wing area21.40 m2230.35 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed940 km/h584 mph
    Range910 km565 miles

Comments
Barry, 28.09.2012

Do you think Uncle Joe was a little short upstairs because what comrade Yakovlev said about the Su-11 was just the same as he reportedly said about the Alexseev I 215.

DebtMan, 16.10.2010

Looks like when the soviets was taked the design plans of Me-262 was intented built a new aircraft based in that

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