Sukhoi Test Pilot Explains ‘Supermaneuverability’

By Bill Sweetman
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology

Bogdan repeats a claim made when the Su-27 first performed the cobra maneuver: The rapid change in velocity can cause a Doppler fire-control radar to break lock. The maneuver is more useful on the Su-35S because the pilot can fly the aircraft out in any direction.

Watch the Su-35 flying over Le Bourget and listen to Bill Sweetman's analysis of its capabilities at

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