Five hundredth flight in the framework of the Su-35. Controlling the plane Honored Test Pilot Hero of Russia Colonel Sergei Bogdan. It was he who, in February 2008 for the first time raised in the air this newest super-maneuverable multi-role fighter.
Currently, the State Flight Test Center of the Ministry of Defence to them. VP Chkalov government held a joint test aircraft (ICG). In March of this year HSI was transferred to the fourth production Su-35S. The Su-35-1, 2 carried out preliminary flight tests, during which they fully confirmed the basic set of flight and technical specifications of the on-board equipment and the characteristics of super maneuverability, tested stability and controllability characteristics, the characteristics of the power plant, the work of the navigation system. Reached the maximum speed at the ground is 1,400 km h, at an altitude — 2400 km h, the ceiling — 18 thousand meters detection range targets in the "air" — "air" — more than 400 km. This is significantly higher than were in service aircraft. Onboard OLS (optical-location station) can detect and track multiple targets at ranges of over 80 km. The complex is ready to undergo tests for combat use.