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AL-31FP  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2005
Total Production: 1,508
Origin: Russia
Corporations: NPO Saturn
Parent System: AL-31
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1981
Total Production: 3,636
Family Members: 117S, AL-31F and AL-31MF1
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Description: The AL-31 is a family of turbofan engines developed to power the Su-27/32 multi-role fighter aircraft family. They were developed by the former Soviet Union and currently are manufactured by NPO Saturn. They deliver between 27,000- and 32,000 pounds of thrust and are one of the keys for Su-27 outstanding performance. Besides growing in thrust, AL-31 have incorporated other advancements such as Thrust Vectoring Control (TVC) providing Super Maneuverability to Su-27/32 aircraft.

The NPO Saturn AL-31FP is a derivative of AL-31F adding Thrust Vectoring Control (TVC) which critically improves the aircraft maneuverability. AL-31FP engines have been provided to the Indian Air Force Su-30MKI multi-role fighter aircraft and the Su-37 Terminator demonstrator. Indian Su-30MKI aircraft also features canard foreplanes.

AL-31FP Applications


Combat Aircraft F-16 J-10B Su-30MK2 Su-30MKI

AL-31FP Specifications

Weight
Thrust: 27,550 pound (12.5 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

AL-31FP News

There are 2 news between
15 Mar 2013 and 25 Mar 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017Irkut Corporation Outlines Super Sukhoi 5th Aircraft Features
Friday, March 15, 2013India Buys 920 AL-31FP Engines

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
India920
Russia130
At least 120 engines powering 60 Su-30SM aircraft

Grand Total 1,42013
 
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