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Yakovlev Yak-41/141.
Category. Statistic.
First flight. 9 March 1987.
Retired on. Cancelled in August 1991.
Major contractor(s). Yakovlev.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. No.
Fight ceiling.  15,500 m (50,853 ft).
Top speed. 1,800 km/h (1,118 mph, Mach 1.4+).
VTOL. Yes.
Range. 2,100 km (1,305 mi).
Crew. 1.
Nationality(s). Soviet Union.
Class. Carrier based dedicated VTOL navy fighter.
Rate of climb. 250m/s (15,000 m/min) (49,213 ft/min).
Links. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-141.

Yakovlev Yak-141 at the 1992 Farnborough Airshow.


F-35 Lightning developed from RUSSIAN aircraft Yak-141 blueprints were sold to Lockheed Martin

The Yakovlev Yak-141 (NATO reporting name Freestyle), also known as the Yak-41, is a supersonic vertical takeoff/landing (VTOL) fighter aircraft designed by Yakovlev.


Yakovlev YAK 41

Yakovlev YAK 41. A videoclip shows how the vortex can stop an engine.