U.S. intelligence officials are closely monitoring the testing of Sukhoi’s T-50 stealth fighter prototype, following its recent first flight from Komsomolsk. Since the flight, Russian blogs have been packed with pictures and videos taken from the base’s fence line and transcripts of in-flight conversations between Russian aircrews (Aerospace DAILY, Feb. 1). The flights have answered some questions, but raised even more. “It is apparent that more concern has been paid to shaping, but ...


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