Sukhoi Su-26M

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Sukhoi Su-26M
Su-26 over the Golden Gate Bridge
Su-26 over the Golden Gate Bridge
Type Aerobatic aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft, Fixed gear aircraft, Taildragger aircraft
Propulsion Single-engine aircraft, Piston aircraft, Propeller aircraft
Manufacturer Sukhoi
Author(s) Enrique Laso Leon
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Status Alpha v1.0
Forum 'Sukhoi Su-26M' topic on the FlightGear forum.
License None/proprietary
This aircraft is NOT available under the GNU GPL 2, the primary license of the FlightGear project. This means that parts cannot be reused in the official FlightGear repositories.
Wikipedia Sukhoi Su-26 This is a link to a Wikipedia article

The Sukhoi Su-26M is an unlimited aerobatic aircraft designed by the Sukhoi OKB. The structure of the fuselage is a welded steel truss with fiber reinforced plastic panels. The wing has a CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) spar alleged to withstand 24g before breaking. The Su-26 replaced the Yak-55 family as the main soviet mount for international aerobatics competitions.

The basic model was soon replaced by the more capable Su-26M (improved) and an export version was made available as the Su-26MKh (Su-26MX in cyrillic alphabet). The Su-26M had refined tail surfaces and a new German MTV-9 3-bladed propeller. The Su-26 was replaced by the even more capable Su-31 featuring a CFRP fuselage, a bubble canopy and optionally, a lightweight ejection seat. Another development is the 2-seat Su-29

Similar aircraft include the Extra 300, and Mudry CAP-232. The UK Red Bull Matadors used the Su-26M.

The Su-26MKh is depicted in FlightGear with a 3-blade propeller and a 450HP M-14PF. The instrumentation is in metric system.

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