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11:57 AM, July 18, 2017
Russian T-50 Stealth  Fighter Jet's Chassis Control Systems To Be Showcased At MAKS-2017
Fifth generation T-50 stealth fighter jet

Russian Space Systems (RSS) will present Chassis Control Systems that were developed on the basis of space technologies for monitoring the systems of the fifth generation T-50 stealth fighter jet at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 this week.

The RSS will exhibit the chassis parameters control system, the temperature-measuring system and the cooling control of the wheels, as well as the sensors for the hydraulic system of the aircraft, the company announced Monday.

The chassis parameters control system will monitor the pressure and the stroke of the shock strut of the nose gear and main landing gear, as well the position of the new Russian fighter jets' gears.

RSS will also present a system designed to measure temperatures and control the cooling of the wheels. The system can also signal the unavailability to re-takeoff, overheating and inadmissibility of turning off the power supply of the cooling fans of the wheels.

The system will operate in the temperature range from minus 60 (minus 76 degrees Fahrenheit) to 300 degrees Celsius.

Russian Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) is the fifth-generation stealth fighter. It is a single-seat, twin-engine multirole jet fighter designed for air superiority and attack roles. The first flight of the aircraft took place in 2010.

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