Article 117 (AL-41F1)
Deputy General Director of JSC "NPO Saturn" in R & D and R & D — General Designer Victor CHEPKIN
I reveal the secret and say that we in fact, already has two engine 5th generation. The second, which is now conventionally called the "Type 30", already tested in flight the fighter "T-50". In the future, he probably will give the name of "AL-…". According to its parameters it by 15-25 per cent increase "117th".
By the way, 117S, in principle, also very close to the engine of the fifth generation. And by the way, Victor Chepkin, in the same article, rasvenchivaet another myth to be 117 and 117C is almost the same engine.
Product 117C (AL-41F1C)
The second engine — "117" — although it differs by only one letter in the name, significantly more advanced engine — this is the real engine of the 5th generation.