Jet Set: Russia’s T-50 Stealth Fighter ‘Ready for Mass Production’

11:42 17.06.2016

Russia’s new state-of-the-art fighter is poised and ready to be mass produced, according to the Russian newspaper Izvestia.

Russia’s fifth generation T-50 fighter jet, also known as the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation (PAK FA), is ready for serial production, the Russian newspaper Izvestia reported.

The newspaper quoted a source in Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) as saying that UAC is preparing a preliminary report on making the initial batch of a dozen T-50 fighters for the Russian Aerospace Forces.

A T-50 fighter performs demonstration flight during the International Aerospace Salon (MAKS 2015) in Zhukovsky near MoscowA T-50 fighter performs demonstration flight during the International Aerospace Salon (MAKS 2015) in Zhukovsky near Moscow  © SPUTNIK/ MAKSIM BLINOV

The eighth such plane is due to make its maiden flight in the Russian Far Eastern city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur on June 20, the source said, adding that the jet fully meets the military’s combat capability requirements for fifth-generation fighter aircraft.

“It is safe to say that with this eight plane already produced, the T-50 can now been seen as a combat unit and that it is ready for mass production in the interests of the Russian Aerospace Forces,” the source said.

Earlier, Russian Aerospace Forces commander Viktor Bondarev said that the supplies of the T-50s will start in 2017.



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