Chinese Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKK Touch Down

Chinese Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKK

Chinese Air Force Sukhoi Su-30MKK Touch Down

The multi-role jet fighter Sukhoi Su-30MKK of Chinese Air Force while landing runway at Aviadarts event in Russia. The picture taken by Sergey Chaikovskiy shown smoke around its rubber on its main landing gear. This is the first time Chinese Air Force performed outside China.

Sukhoi Su-30MKK is a enhanced variant of Sukhoi Su-30, built as similar platform with Sukhoi Su-35, manufactured by Sukhoi Company. At that time China requested the jet fighter required long-range strike fighter, heavy class, as well as can be operated on all weather. Finally, Sukhoi Su-30MKK defeated McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle as direct competitor.

According to 2010 database, People's Liberation Army Air Force (Chinese Air Force) operating 73 Sukhoi Su-30MKKs. These jet fighter spread along China's air base such as Cangzhou Air Force Base, Wuhu Air Base, Datuopu Air Base, Quzhou Air Base and Feidong Air Base. China also known as world's second largest combat aircraft fleet, with more than 2,500 combat aircraft.

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