Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aviation Industrial Association (KnAAPO) is finalizing preparations for the third flight test standard fighter fifth-generation T-50 (PAK FA), told RIA Novosti on Thursday Announcements source in the military-industrial complex.
"End Preliminary work on the third flight prototype fighter fifth generation. He was actually ready to go up into the sky. Remains to work out the system of the aircraft. It will fly when the designers are absolutely confident in the product," — said the official.
Source did not specify the time within which is expected to begin flight tests of a model airplane, but added that in the current time in the company ends up creating the fourth standard PAK FA.
"Assembling the fourth standard is the terminating phase. At the moment we are working off of engineering," — he added.
Source reminded of the incident at the MAKS-2011, when in August plane for technical reasons, finished off by throwing the drogue parachute. By way of background media called the incident "the failure of the power plant automation."
"The incident at the air show did not impact on the course of the test aircraft. This was the working aspect of technical direction, which could appear in the test at least some aircraft. According to an airline in terms of delays there, everything is going as planned," — said source.
Russian fighter Fifth-generation T-50 (PAK FA) must be received by the Air Force in 2016. Flight tests were only two standards PAK FA. The President of the United Aircraft Company Misha Pogosyan reported that plans to raise to the sky two fighter fifth generation until the end of the year.