Know the Engine Saturn AL 31 who Powers the
Su 30 MKI
The Engine Who Powers IAF’s most dominating Fighter Su 30 MKI is the Russian Made Saturn AL 31 after Burning Thrust Vectoring Engine. Each Produces 123Kn of Power at Maximum . The Engine Consists of 4 Fans .The Thrust to Weight Ratio Normally Knows TWR 4.77:1 (dry), 7.87:1 (afterburning)
The AL-37FU can deflect its nozzle to a maximum of ±15° at a rate of 30°/sec .The Engine can Hold up upto 3000hrs of Continues Flying .
While The Al 31 FP is Currently Produced in India with Technology Transfer .