At the airport of Irkutsk aviation plant — branch of JSC "Corporation" Irkut "(comes in JSC" UAC ") last flight tests of multi-role fighters Sou-30cm, developed by JSC "Sukhoi" and created for the Defense Ministry.
As previously reported, on September 21 the first plane Sou-30cm made the first flight.
According to a joint press release NPK "Irkut" and the company "Sukhoi", September 25 flight tests joined the second fighter. The flight lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes. and passed without comment. The plane was piloted by test pilots JSC "Sukhoi":
— Crew commander — Sergei Kostin, the test pilot 1st class;
— navigator — Paul Malovechko, honored test-navigator of the Russian Federation.
Multipurpose super maneuverable Su-30cm is forthcoming development of the family of combat aircraft type Sou-30MK. Specialists of JSC "Sukhoi" adapted fighter the requirements of the Russian Air Force radar systems, telecommunications and municipal identification, ejection seat, and a number of support systems. Also made the configuration of the weapons.
The contract for the supply of Russian Air Force 30 multi-role fighters Sou-30cm in the period up to 2015, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation and JSC "Corporation" Irkut "signed in March 2012.