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

Production Mi-171A2 takes first flight

The first production helicopter Mi-171A2 has taken a test flight at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant owned by the Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec). The first multirole&nb...

SIRIUS AERO – FIRST TIME EBACE EXHIBITOR

Sirius Aero, Russian private jet operator, announced that it will become an exhibitor of The 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, May 29-31 in Geneva, for the first time. The c...

Airbus is Strategic Partner at KADEX-2018

Airbus will attend KADEX-2018 (Hall1), Kazakhstan’s V International Exhibition Weapons Systems and Military Equipment, as a “Strategic Partner” this year. The exhibition will take pl...

Delegation on air traffic network management in Europe got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation’s achievements

A delegation of the Network Manager Operations Centre - NMOC, headed by Joe Sultana, Director of the Centre, paid a working visit to Baku today. During  the visit, the guests go...