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Does anyone know what this frame inside the cockpit is for?

Tam

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Does anyone know what this structure inside the canopy of this Su-27 is for? Please don't tell me its for hanging clothes.
 

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Yep. Or, perhaps for one of those 'tinfoil' hoods used when nuking a target! Although the backseater would be blinded, so not very likely.
 

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I can confirm it is a blind instrument hood frame, loads of other twin-seater Su-27s have them given their conversion training role. It must block the rear crewman's view somewhat though.
 

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