Sukhoi 27A - 05025

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Sukhoi 27A

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

First brought into service with the Soviet Air Force in 1986, the Sukhoi - designed with the NATO code name 'Flanker' - is designed as an air defence interceptor. Sukhoi was first brought to the attention of the US Intelligence Services in March 1979 when tests of the new combat aircraft were picked up by a satelitte of the Ramenskoya test centre. About 100 Flankers were in service by early 1988. The aircraft's armaments include AA10 Almo S.AR/18 missilies, AA11 close range missiles and 30mm cannon. - Taken from the 1990 edition catalogue

1990 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1993 edition catalogue, listed as Flanker B Sukhoi 27 from Sukhoi 27A.

1995 edition catalogue, listed as Sukhoi SU-27 Flanker B from Flanker B Sukhoi 27.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 5
First Issued: 1990

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 10: James Goulding
Artist on Box Type 14: John D. Jones

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1990 Edition Ref: 05025
1992 Edition Ref: 05025
1993 Edition Ref: 05025
1994 Edition Ref: 05025
1995 Edition Ref: 05025
1996 Edition Ref: 05025
1997 Edition Ref: 05025
1998 Edition Ref: 05025
1999 Edition Ref: 05025
2000 Edition Ref: 05025
2004 Edition Ref: 05025
2005 Edition Ref: 05025
2006 Edition Ref: 05025
2007 Edition Ref: 05025

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