The fifth prototype of the T-50 fifth-generation fighter made its first, 1-hr. flight in Komsomolsk-on-Amur on Oct. 28, manufacturer Sukhoi reports. After the factory trials, the aircraft T-50-5 will join the other four prototypes in a flight-test program in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, according to Sukhoi. Two more aircraft are involved in the ground test — one is used as a ground rig, and another for static tests. Sukhoi doesn’t officially explain the differences between this prototype and ...


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