This year programmke tests join fourth experienced benchmark promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA), told ITAR-TASS today in the press service of the developer «Dry».
In the current time in various stages of testing are three standard PAK FA, also known as the fighter of the 5th generation.
«First flight standard (T-50-1) completes the training program from a test flight on a huge supercritical angles of attack and maneuverability. On the second (T-50-2) conducted research on durability, agility and strength in aircraft bolshennom spectrum of subsonic and supersonic flight regimes in different configurations. On the 3rd flying swatch (T-50-3) this month were initiated tests onboard radar system with an active phased array antenna (radar AFAR) comprising airborne avionics, «- said the company» Sukhoi «.
«Implementation of AFAR allows increment detection range of the enemy, to work in parallel on both ground and air targets, recognize and organize group and single objects, multiple targets at once to storm high-precision weapons, as connecting and electronic countermeasures» — highlighted the creators promising combat vehicle.