Russia to Test-Fly MiG-35 Air Superiority Fighter in Late Summer


11:40 19.07.2016(updated 11:49 19.07.2016)

Test flights of Russia’s fourth-generation MiG-35 fighter aircraft (Fulcrum-F) will begin later this summer and last into next year, the United Aircraft Corporation’s (UAC) General Director Sergey Korotkov said Tuesday.

SOCHI (Sputnik) – Korotkov indicated that MiG-35 serial deliveries to the ministry could be contracted after the tests.

“The aircraft is completing the general assembly stage, and should move to flight tests in accordance with the schedule. We will begin state tests as part of the Ministry of Defense program at the end of summer. The tests will be carried out until next year,” Korotkov told RIA Novosti at the Sirius education center for gifted children.

The MiG-35 is a multipurpose 4 ++ generation fighter, it is a further development of the MiG-29K/KUB and MiG-29M/M2 combat aircraft with improved combat effectiveness and versatility, as well as improved performance.

Original post @sputniknews.com


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