Contents tagged with T-50

  • Russia begins flight testing 5th generation T-50 fighters

    Russia has begun testing the tenth prototype of the T-50/Su-57, the future Russian multifunctional fifth generation fighter (PAK FA). This was announced by the press service of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) on Facebook.

    According to the UAC’s infographic, the fighter’s first flight took place on December 23, 2017. Before this, nine PAK FA models with “first stage” engines had been flight tested.

    On December 5, 2017, the first flight of the latest fighter with a second stage engine …

  • Russian Air Force to acquire more than ten 5th generation T-50 fighter jets

    The Russian Aerospace Forces are planning to acquire a squadron of the latest T-50 (PAK FA) fighters, as reported by Colonel General Viktor Bondarev, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Aerospace Forces in an interview for the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper.

    “We don’t need a party of two or three machines, but much more. We want to acquire enough planes to make up a squadron. And then gradually bring the number of these planes to what is required, and in so doing, to achieve a new level of quality,” …