The results of 2011 in pictures: Air Force — Part 1

I bring to your attention a photographic on new or upgraded aircraft for various purposes, swelling the ranks of the Russian Air Force in the past year.
Taking into account the specific topic, I do not aim to find and upload pictures of all sides, well, why make life easier "likely to friends?" Also, please note that accurate information about the transmission of this or other aircraft (ie, the date of the signing of the act of acceptance) in the open-access look almost unreal, as opposed to civilian aviation. Well OFFICIALLYREGISTERED press releases on the military theme, airframe office pampered occasionally, a pleasant exception — the company "Sukhoi". Because some conjectural date.
In general, please do not judge strictly! Any additions are welcome!

1. Combat training aircraft Yak-130. Manufacturer — NAZ "Sokol" (Nizhny Novgorod).
2011 — 8 pcs (2010 — 4 pcs.)

In 2011, the Aviation Training Center of Russian Air Force in Boris Gleb (Voronezh region) received 8 new jet trainer aircraft Yak-130.
Aircraft were obtained from the NAZ "Sokol" with 2 batches:
1st — April 6 — 5 (w / o 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 'white')
2nd — June 30 — 3 pcs (b / n 26, 27, 28, 'white')
Some of them could create the exhibition MAKS-2011:

Those were completed implementation of the first contract for 12 Yak-130 SS for the Ministry of Defence, concluded in April 2005. 4 more Yak-130 were delivered in 2010 in Lipetsk Center of combat deployment and retraining of personnel of the Air Force (w / n 90, 91, 92, 93 "red").

December 7 2011 years between the Defense Ministry and JSC "Corporation" Irkut "signed the second contract for the supply of Russian Air Force has 55 UBS Yak-130. The assembly of aircraft will do the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the first batch will be delivered in 2012.

2. Multi-purpose fighter Su-27SM (3). Manufacturer — KnAAPO them. Yuri Gagarin.
2011 — 12 units (2010 — none).

August 18, 2009 at MAKS-2009 was contracted to supply the Air Force RF 64 fighter development AHK "Dry": 4 Su-30MK2, 12 Su-27SM (3) and 48-Su-35s.

The first aircraft under this contract, 4 double Su-30MK2 fighters, have been made and disk imaging magazine, "Rise," the BBC reported in 2010.

And in 2011, we completed the delivery of modernized multi-role Su-27SM (3). In contrast to the 48 Su-27SM set Ministry of Defence in 2004-2009 and in the process upgraded to Polga repair combatant Su-27, passed in the past year, the fighters — the newest construction machinery. Fighters were made KnAAPO them. Yuri Gagarin (Komsomolsk-on-Amur) and transferred to the Air Force by 3 parties (for 4 planes each).

The first batch was transferred to the Air Force in the middle of February (w / n 51, 52, 53, 54 "red")

Su-27SM (3) with b / n 51 could create the exhibition MAKS-2011.

The second batch was transferred to the Air Force in November (w / n 55, 56, 57, 58 "red")

The third (final) batch was transferred to the Air Force in December:

All Su-27SM (3) came to the Air Force air base in the Crimean (Krasnodar Territory).

3. Multi-purpose fighter Su-35s. Manufacturer — KnAAPO them. Yuri Gagarin.
2011 — 2 units (2010 — none).

After the end of the supply of Su-30MK2 and Sou-27SM (3) under the contract in 2009 one of the more fundamental problems, to a large extent determines the production plans KnAAPO for the coming four years, is starting to create a new series of functional Su-35s.

Last spring assembly of the first production fighter ended, and May 3, 2011
OKB test pilot "Sukhoi" Sergei Bogdan for the first time raised the Su-35S-1 into the air.
By mid-May, acceptance tests, which included seven flights were successfully completed.

27 May the head of the Su-35s (w / o 01 'black') took off from an airfield in Komsomolsk-on-Amur and on the subsequent day, having made way for two crotch landing to refuel, arrived in the city flight test center in Akhtubinsk MO. The plane was piloted by test pilot Colonel Alexei Pestrikov glycerol.

In Akhtubinsk fighter will participate in the municipal joint trial, after which a decision on the general availability of this type of fighters in the Russian Air Force combat units. The tests also are participating in what seasoned standards Su-35-1 (b / n 901) and Su-35-2 (b / n 902), were launched on August 15. As expected, the ICG will accept the role of several production Su-35s, it is being on KnAAPO.

December 2 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the air rose the second serial Su-35S.

4. Promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA) T-50. Manufacturer — KnAAPO them. YA Gagarin (Komsomolsk-on-Amur).
2011 — 2 units (2010 — 1 pc.) Seasoned, the Air Force could not be transferred!

More principled applets carried OJSC "Company" Sukhoi "is the creation of a promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA).

March 3, 2011 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the first flew on the second flying prototype fighter fifth-generation T-50. First flight lasting 44 Minutka performed honored test pilot Sergei Bogdan, a bit more than a year back,
January 29, 2010, took to the skies and the first model of a fighter.

After several acceptance flight in Komsomolsk-on-Amur 2nd flying prototype aircraft (T-50-2) April 3, 2011 aboard the transport aircraft AN-124 "Ruslan" was transferred to Zhukovsky, which allowed to increase the intensity of flight tests .

In August, the two flying prototypes of T-50 took part in the demo flight at MAKS-2011.

November 22, 2011 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the first flew on the third flying prototype fighter fifth generation. Piloted T-50-3 Honored test pilot Sergei Bogdan, who for his role in the testing of promising fighter was awarded the title of Hero of Russia.

It is planned that the T-50-3, the first prototypes of the PAK FA is to be equipped with AESA radar and a full range of optoelectronic integrated system.
Flight tests with the AESA radar on board the T-50-3 will start this year in Zhukovsky.

5. Frontline bomber Su-34. Manufacturer — NAPO. VP Chkalov (Novosibirsk).
2011 — 6 pcs (2010 — 4 pcs.)

In 2011, the Russian Air Force airbase Baltimore near Voronezh first of the combat units received 6 new Sukhoi Su-34. Aircraft were obtained from NAPO with 2 batches:
1st — December 12 — 4 pcs (b / n 01, 02, 03, 04 "red")
2nd — December 22 — 2 pcs (b / n 05 and 10, "red")

Delivery is carried out within the framework of the prisoner in December 2008, the municipal five-year contract to supply 32 Su-34 for the Department of Defense.
First 4 bombers under this contract have been transferred to the Air Force in 2010.
Total in service with the Russian Air Force currently are 15 Su-34.

5. Turboprop passenger plane An-140-100.
Manufacturer — "Aviacor" (Samara).
2011 — 1 units (2010 — none).

August 6, 2011 in Samara, made the first flight of the An-140-100 number 41254 — the first aircraft of this type, designed for the Russian Air Force. After completion of the test and the colors in the colors of the Air Force plane made a flight from Samara in Zhukovsky, where it could build up in the exhibition MAKS-2011.
By the end of 2011 (according to other sources — first in 2012) plane was due to fly to the airport and Chkalovskiy be used to transport personnel, cargo, mail and other special tasks.
In May 2011 between the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and JSC "Aviacor" signed a three-year contract to supply another 9 aircraft An-140-100.

7. Plane Special purpose Tu-214ON.
Manufacturer — CAPO them. SP Gorbunov (Kazan).
2011 — 1 units (2010 — none).

June 1, 2011 in Kazan, made the first flight plane Special purpose Tu-214ON made by programmke "Open Skies". The aircraft developed by JSC "Tupolev" (chief designer of the aircraft — Igor Kabatov) and built on CAPO optional head performer applets "Open Skies" — JSC "Radio Engineering Corporation" Vega ".

According to the group "Vega", Tu-214ON "is the first aircraft in the middle of the 34 countries — participants of the Contract, the Contract equipped with all the approved means of observation: 4-aerial cameras, with 3 TV cameras, synthetic aperture radar antenna and infrared line-scanning device" . Units of special equipment placed in special hatches and fuselage fairings, and inside the cabin are equipped with operator workstations and monitors.

The aircraft participated in the air show MAKS-2011. After all the tests, he will be transferred to the Ministry of Defense.
According to a press release concern "Vega", in the framework of the Contract "Open Skies" by CAPO is still assembling the 1st Tu-214ON.

In 2011, for the Russian Air Force was built 30 new aircraft for various purposes, and 2 experienced the standard fighter of the 5th generation T-50.
Except for the 3 planes, for which there is clear evidence (1 Su-35s, one An-140-100 and Tu-214ON 1), also 2-PAK FA prototypes, all other aircraft transferred to the Air Force and came home to airfields unchanged.

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