Aviation news analysis
50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA To Enter Aerospace Forces In 2017

Download: Printable PDF Date: 30 Dec 2016 13:19 category:
Publisher:
Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA To Enter Aerospace Forces In 2017 - Manufacturer publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Country: Russian Federation Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: Ruaviation

Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA, a fifth-generation fighter jet, will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017.

“Designing new kinds of weapons, military and special equipment for the Russian Armed Forces will continue in 2017 as well as their procurement for the Russian Land Force, Aerospace Forces and the Navy. Thus, the T-50 aircraft (the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation — PAK FA) will enter service in the Russian Aerospace Forces,” Sputnik reports Thursday.

In October, TASS reported that the first batch delivery will contain five planes. Aerospace Force commander Viktor Bondarev was quoted as saying by Tass: "I believe that next year we will have the five planes in question”, and added the fighter jet would begin to be batch-produced shortly after that.

The T-50 is Russia’s response to the US F-22 fifth-generation fighter jet. It is currently powered by a pair of 33,000-pound thrust class Saturn AL-41F1 afterburning turbofans.



Loading comments for Russia’s Sukhoi PAK FA To Enter Aerospace Forces In 2017...


Recommended

Turkish Aerospace sets its sights on cooperation opportunities with Indonesian Local Industry participation

Turkish Aerospace, Turkey’s center of excellence in defence and aerospace industries held a workshop on August 14th, 2018 in Jakarta with an extensive participation of Indonesian Defence and Avi...

Leading SITAONAIR pilot weather solution certified to deliver real-time weather information on Inmarsat’s SB-S

SITAONAIR’s EFB Weather Awareness Solution (eWAS) is the latest application certified by Inmarsat for use across its next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) communications platfor...

Air BP presents carbon offsetting program for business aviation at LABACE 2018

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, will highlight its pioneering carbon offset program for business aviation in Brazil at LABACE, the largest business aviation con...

How to Secure a Business Deal When You’re Out of Office

Striking a business deal used to be a rigid and linear affair. It involved a great deal of planning; orchestrating meeting places, inviting attendees and marking dates on calendars. Some of the more i...