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# sp165 Sukhoi T-49 experimental fighter

13.5 inches lenght resin detailed model of Sukhoi T-49 interceptor.Displayed on own wheels or on chrome heavy stand with engraved Sukhoi logo on the base.Price without stand-*Availability and price check by e-mail or call.*. Sukhoi Design Bureau`s purpose was to create a further-improved interceptor.Worls on T-49 started in May 1958 and by october same year existing T-39 was converted to the T-49.Next year test pilot M.Goncharov was appointed to supervise flight testing, but T-49 remained on the ground- much of the time beeing used for various tests- until in January 1960 it was flown by Anatoliy Koznov. He reported outstanding acceleration and perfect all-round performance, but by this time aircraft of this class had been overtaken by later technology.In April 1960 the T-49 was damaged in an inflight accident, and though it was repaired it never flew again.
 # sp165            Sukhoi T-49 experimental fighter 1
 # sp165            Sukhoi T-49 experimental fighter 2
 # sp165            Sukhoi T-49 experimental fighter 3

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 19 April, 2003.