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The wings are high-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered. There are twin turbofan engines. The air intakes are tapered away from the body, rectangular-shaped, and mounted on the body forward of the wings’ leading edges. There are twin exhausts. The fuselage is long, slender, with pointed, solid nose, and rectangular-shaped body from the air intakes to the exhausts. There are two belly fins and four pylons. There is a bubble canopy. The dorsal spine extends from the cockpit to the tail. The tail fin is swept-back and tapered with square tip. The flats are high-mounted on the fuselage, swept-back, and tapered with angular tips.


Later production marks may have different engines, POS R-29Bs @11500Kg.


Country of Origin CIS (formerly USSR)
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  • Length 69 ft, 6 in (20 m)
    Span 56 ft, 6 in (17.26 m)
    Ceiling 16500 meters
    Cruise range 1930nm
    In-Flight Refueling Yes
    Internal Fuel 10385 kg
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