First Test Starts for Sukhoi T-50 New Engine Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) made a first ground-test start of the new engine for the Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation fighter. The flight trials of the new powerplant are expected to begin at the end of 2017. The new engine, dubbed Izdeliye 30 (Item 30), is being developed by the Moscow-based Lyulka design bureau. The bench tests are taking place at the Lytkarino building plant, near Moscow. Both Lyulka and the Lytkarino plant are ...

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