The Sukhoi Su-27 is a Soviet-origin fighter aircraft that was designed and manufactured by the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov. The aircraft was later produced by the Russian company Sukhoi after Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union.
The Ukrainian Air Force operates a fleet of Su-27s, which are primarily used for air defense and intercept missions. The aircraft is known for its high speed, agility, and advanced avionics systems.
Pilot of this Su-27 was Colonel Yuri Bulavka z 831 Tactical Aviation Brigade.
Author of the photographs
Maciej "szamal" Szamałek
Maciej "Szamal" Szamałek is an aviation photographer from Poland who specializes in air-to-air photography. For him, photography is a form of play, to express his aviation passion. It helps him to capture fleeting moments and allows him to preserve emotions, sorrows, joys, and memories. It's a constant pursuit to be in the right place at the right time.