5th experienced standard fighter of the 5th generation T-50 made the first flight
«This afternoon, with the runway airfield in industrial air raised fifth of the account experienced benchmark promising fighter» — quoted by «Interfax» representative «dry.»
According to him, during his working trip to nedavneshney Komsomolsk-on-Amur this machine specifically looked at the enterprise, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
At MAKS-2013 in Zhukovsky, where the audience can follow the execution of complex maneuvers on the new fighter, the Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said that the PAK FA will be delivered to the Air Force since 2017.
Bondarev added that at the end of this year in the Air Force fighter go for testing, with all this on his weapons systems all flight tests have been conducted.
First flight of the first prototype standard fighter of the 5th generation was held January 29, 2010 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. BACKGROUND standard experienced fighter made first flight December 12, 2012.
Compared with previous generations fighters PAK FA has several unique features, combining the functions inside the strike aircraft and fighter.
The use of composite materials and technologies innovatorskih, aerodynamic build aircraft, measures on the reduction of motor provide unparalleled visibility low level of radar, optical and infrared signature. This can significantly enhance the combat effectiveness in the work of both air and ground targets, at any time of day, under normal and adverse weather conditions.