Three Su-35s carried several kilometers in the flight test

Akhtubinsk

Three new models of fighter Su-35s arrived in the State Flight Test Center of the Ministry of Defense of Russia in Akhtubinsk its course, according to the pilots, the aircraft proved to be their best.

"They are made for Aircraft Production Association in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. All three Su-35s arrived in Ahtubinsk under its own power, having made many kilometers flight with a stopover at the airport Shagol for refueling and crew rest. According to the pilots, in-flight aircraft showed his best side, "said ITAR-TASSthe Ministry of Defense.

The Defense Ministry plans to eventually hold the center has significant ground and flight tests to verify the operation information and management systems, complex communication, navigation, radar systems fighters arrived. Air transport will be trained as combat vehicles, after which experts will develop techniques to combat the use of advanced fighters.

Also in the plans of the Ministry of Defense to make the basic Su-35 fighter Russian Air Force. Prior to 2020, planned to buy about 90 of these new machines. Su-35S is a deeply upgraded super-maneuverable and multi-role fighter of "4 + +". It uses fifth-generation technologies that ensure superiority over similar class fighters.

As previously reported by the newspaper VIEW, the question of the purchase of improved models of fighter planes was raisedRussian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who ordered to re-aerobatic team "Russian Knights". Rogozin explained that "it is necessary to fly on a new technique, showing to the world not only the inimitable skill of our pilots, but also the talent of our aircraft designers."

In December last year, the Ministry of Defense of Russia receivedfrom "dry" six serial Su-35s and expected ferrying fighters to the place of deployment. Thus, the aircraft manufacturer has fulfilled its obligations under this type of aircraft in the state defense order for 2012.

Su-35 — profoundly modernized super-maneuverable multi-role fighter of "4 + +". It uses fifth-generation technologies that ensure superiority over similar class fighters.

The distinctive features of the aircraft are new avionics suite based on digital information control system integrating avionics systems, new radar station (radar) with a phased array with long-range detection of air targets, with an increased number of simultaneously tracked and engaged targets, the new engines with increased traction and turning thrust vector.

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