Did you know Saab J35 Drakens could perform the "Cobra" maneuver?

The Sukhoi Su-27 became famous all around the world for doing an aerobatic maneuver, named after the Soviet test pilot Viktor Pugachev, who performed it publicly in 1989 at the Paris Le Bourget air show: the “Pugachev’s Cobra” (or simply “Cobra”). In a Cobra, the plane suddenly raises the nose to the veritical position (or … Continue reading Did you know Saab J35 Drakens could perform the "Cobra" maneuver?