Russiaâ€™s fifth generation fighter, Sukhoiâ€™s T-50 prototype, was flown for the first time from Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Russiaâ€™s Far East at 11.19 local time today. After the 47-minute flight the aircraft landed at the airfield of Sukhoiâ€™s KnAAPO facility, which assembled the PAK FA prototypes. The T-50 is intended to meet the Russian air forceâ€™s PAK FA requirement for a next-generation fighter. The first prototype was flown by Sukhoi test pilot Sergey Bogdan. He says it was easy and ...
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