Combat aviation of the USSR: Yak-141. The first supersonic multi-purpose vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Combat aviation of the USSR: Yak-141. The first supersonic multi-purpose vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. Designed to intercept aerial targets and conduct near maneuver combat, as well as strikes against ground and surface targets. In the process of testing, 12 world records of climbing capacity and flight altitude with cargo were made. Serially was not produced due to lack of funding.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1982-1992

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 4 units

Weight: 12 t

Speed: 1800 km / h

Ceiling: 15000 m

Crew: 1 person

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