At present, the Russian Air Force undergoing major changes, primarily related to the military reform. A big role in these transformations plays modernization combatant aircraft (AC) Air Force and delivery of new aircraft. After the crisis of the 90’s, when the combat capability of the Air Force dropped to a very low level, military aircraft passed through the restoration of combat in the 2000s. The second decade of the XXI century will be a period of re-equipping the Air Force with new equipment, which will greatly enhance the capabilities of our military aircraft and meet the current requirements. The development prospects of the Russian Air Force fleet and will be devoted to the following three articles.