At the time of the evacuation of the Sukhoi OKB to Novosibirsk, the prototype of a developed version of the Su-1, the Su-3, was under construction. Initiated under the designation I-360, the Su-3 mated the Su-1 fuselage and tail surfaces with an entirely new wing of revised profile with shorter-span outer panels resulting in a 2.00m2 reduction in wing area. The radiator bath was enlarged, but in all other major respects the Su-3 was similar to the Su-1. Retaining the M-105P engine and the same armament, the Su-3 was completed at Novosibirsk and entered flight test in the late summer of 1942. Although the TsIAM had meanwhile undertaken much development work on the TK-2 turbo-supercharger, the principal defects were found to remain, and, as a consequence, development of the Su-3 was discontinued towards the end of 1942.
| Take-off weight||2860 kg||6305 lb|
| Empty weight||2490 kg||5490 lb|
| Wingspan||10.10 m||33 ft 2 in|
| Length||8.42 m||28 ft 7 in|
| Height||2.71 m||9 ft 11 in|
| Wing area||17.00 m2||182.99 sq ft|
| Max. speed||638 km/h||396 mph|
| Range||700 km||435 miles|
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