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Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« on: November 26, 2012, 04:19:30 AM »
Hi folks,

A thread dedicated to your Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration.


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« Last Edit: November 26, 2012, 06:16:40 AM by GTX_Admin »
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2012, 04:21:14 AM »
To start with, although this is just an optical illusion, this image at first glance made me think of a VTOL Su-25:

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2012, 04:22:43 AM »
People like to talk about A-10 toughness...well, what about it's Soviet counterpart:

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2012, 04:30:09 AM »
Interesting Camo:



Speaking of which, what about some Su-25s in Il-2 commemorative schemes?  Such as:

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2012, 06:10:35 AM »
Nice underwing tanks.
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2012, 08:24:35 PM »
A few thoughts I had:

Strip out the cannons completely and move the laser into that area so as to make room for an attack radar.

Remove the silly wingtip pods and give it split aileron speed brakes. Perhaps also give it all moving tail planes.

Basically, bring her a bit closer to a Buccaneer than a Warthog.
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2015, 05:29:04 AM »
Ukrainian Su-25s in flight

https://youtu.be/uNxk-iwUhR0
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2016, 04:44:21 AM »
Did I overdo the weathering...

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2016, 06:52:43 AM »
Combine the Su-39 with the navalized version for a more potent navalized version?

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2016, 09:47:36 AM »
Did I overdo the weathering...



Wow is that one of their test/flight sciences birds?
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2016, 04:06:29 AM »
^ Livery is of the Sky Hussars demo team. I don't know whether they're still active, though. Interesting side note: they flew combat sorties over Chechnya in that scheme! :icon_surprised:


EDIT: The Aerofax book on the Su-25 tells me the Sky Hussars were disbanded in 1995 due to budget constraints, only to reappear in 2001, this time flying the L-39.

My guess is this airframe is earmarked for an upgrade to Su-25SM version and the pic was taken during a test flight.
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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #11 on: November 28, 2022, 03:26:23 AM »
HD- footage of SU-25 frontline missions by the Ukrainian 299th Tactical Aviation Brigade. Featuring Blue 21, Blue 16, and Blue 25.
4K version:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hm0qjs1meuE

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Re: Su-25/Su-28/Su-39 Ideas and Inspiration
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2023, 01:52:08 AM »
Ukrainian Su-25s with US supplied Zuni missiles: