Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association named after Gagarin (KnAAPO) in 2011 to complete production batch of six Su-35 fighters for flight and state joint tests, reported on Monday a source in the military-industrial complex.
"It was previously made two Su-35, in May of this year, flew a third plane. Three more aircraft KnAAPO manufacture in the second half of the year "- said the source of the" Interfax ".
He recalled that in 2009 was awarded a government contract to supply up to 2015, 48 Su-35s for the Russian Air Force. "Of this number four aircraft manufactured this year and will go on flight tests," — said the source.
He also noted that "if the first aircraft had export" technical person ", then follow the fighters are made in the" technical face "of the Russian Air Force."
Su-35 — profoundly modernized super-maneuverable multi-role fighter of the 4 + +. It uses fifth-generation technologies that ensure superiority over similar class fighters.