Military expert Vladimir Lytkin has an analysis, in which he gives a list of fighters capable of reaching the longest combat range.
Author Vladimir Litkin has given a list of top modern fighters with the longest range without having to refuel, as well as without using additional external oil tanks.
From the very beginning, the expert decided that he would look primarily at the combat radius of the aircraft, not the actual range.
Actual range is the distance an aircraft can fly in a given state of the atmosphere, taking into account the fuel consumption for launch, take-off, flight, landing and motion, including fuel reserves.
Whereas the combat radius is the distance at which the fighter can solve the assigned task with the fuel reserve set up and return to the base, here are the top fighters with the combat radius. biggest.
According to previously published data, the combat radius of the Su-57 stealth fighter when flying at subsonic speeds is 2,064 km, while at supersonic speeds it still reaches 1,050 km.