The Flagon combined the tailed delta configuration of the Su-9 with twin engines, side intakes and large radar nose. It was the first really capable all-weather interceptor of the PVOS. The Su-15 became infamous when one shot down a Korean Air Lines 747. Such incident was only a matter of time with numerous provocative violation by foreign aircraft and disgusting disrespect to international flight regulations by KAL crews.
|Engines||2*70.6kN Tumansky R-13F2-300|