This Day in Aviation History
December 25th, 1958
First flight of the Sukhoi Su-11.
The Sukhoi Su-11 (NATO reporting name ‘Fishpot-C’) was an interceptor aircraft used by the Soviet Union in the 1960s.
The Su-11 was an upgraded version of the Sukhoi Su-9 (‘Fishpot’) interceptor, which had been developed in parallel with the OKB’s swept wing Su-7 fighter bomber. Recognizing the Su-9’s fundamental limitations, Sukhoi began work on the Su-11, which first flew in 1961 as the T-47 prototype…..
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