MOSCOW — Russia’s fifth generation fighter, Sukhoi’s T-50 prototype, was flown for the first time from Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Russia’s Far East at 11:19 local time Jan. 29. After the 47-minute flight the aircraft landed at the airfield of Sukhoi’s KnAAPO facility, which assembled the PAK FA prototypes. The T-50 is intended to meet the Russian air force’s PAK FA requirement for a next-generation fighter. The first prototype was flown by Sukhoi test pilot Sergey Bogdan. He says it was ...
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