Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft, PAK-FA is set to complete government tests in 2016 and will start regular production in 2017.
“The eleventh T-50 aircraft is on berth and is 60-70 per cent ready. This aircraft is going to be the final one in the test series,” Air Force Commander-in-Chief Viktor Bondarev said to Ria Novosti news agency, adding he is 100 per cent sure the jets will pass government testing by the end of 2016.
“Next year the aircraft goes into serial production,”Bindarev said.
RT news quoted Bondarev as saying that the PAK-FA’s operational engine will be ready for testing next year and is likely to go into production in 2018. At the moment, the PAK-FA is powered with two AL-41F1 engines which enable it to fly at a supersonic cruise speed, have a 2,600 km/h top speed, and a range of 5,500 kilometers (with two drop tanks).
The next-stage engine, currently dubbed ‘Type 30,’ is expected to have better speed and fuel economy characteristics.
Russia will equip its fifth generation fighter PAK-FA with an advanced Radio-Optical Phased Array Radar (ROFAR). KRET will be developing the new electronic systems for the aircraft, deputy general director of concern Radio-Electronic Technology (KRET) Vladimir Mikheev was quoted as saying by Sputnik news daily Wednesday
Russia has offered to slash price of its new Sukhoi T-50 (PAK-FA)s technological know-how under the fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) from $6 billion to $3.7 billion to India
Russian fifth-generation PAK-FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet has completed flight tests. "Several planes are now primarily testing airborne avionics
Russian government certification tests of the communication systems for the fifth generation fighter jet Sukhoi-57 will be over by year end. "S-111 provides radio telephone communication and encrypted data exchange among various aircraft and also command centers (ground and sea-based and airborne)
The fifth generation PAK FA (Perspective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet (T-50), completed the first stage of the state trials. "Today is an historic event - a preliminary conclusion has been signed at the MAKS airshow on the state joint trials of the first stage of the T-50 aircraft prototype
Russian Sukhoi aircraft company will produce two more prototypes of PAK FA (T-50) fighters this year. "The work on PAK FA is now at the final stage, and this year we receive the 10th and the 11th planes, which will be tested, and in the future state armament program for 2018-2025 we plan first purchases of T-50 fighters," Russias Defense Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted as saying by Tass during a visit to the Gagarin aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-om-Amur Monday
Russian United Aircraft Corporation has started flight tests of a new next-generation integrated avionics suite of T-50 (PAK-FA) fighter aircraft. The integrated structure of the board of the aircraft T-50 equipment replaces the system ‘Baguette designed in 2004
Russia is testing stand-alone elements of its sixth-generation fighter on fifth generation PAK-FA fighter jets. Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) is currently working on electronic warfare systems for the sixth-generation warplane
United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is ready for serial production of the latest fighter of the fifth generation T-50 for Russian Aerospace Defence Forces. On June 20 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the air flew the eight machines of the series, which fully meets the requirements on military capabilities,
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