Romania Returns Su-27 To Ukraine Air Force

A detained Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 prepares to return from Romania on March 1.
Credit: Romania Ministry of Defense
A Ukrainian Air Force Sukhoi Su-27 has been returned to the embattled country six days after a pilot fled with the two-engine fighter to Romania in the first hours of the Russian invasion, Romanian military officials said on March 1. The unarmed Su-27 took off from the 95 Air Base in Bacau on March...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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