ZHUHAI (China), November 11. /TASS/. Russia is developing a prospective aviation complex for long-range aviation (PAK DA) – the country’s next-generation strategic bomber that is to make the first flight in 2019, President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Mikhail Pogosyan said at the Airshow China 2014 International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition on Tuesday.
The strategic bomber’s state tests are planned for 2021, he said.
The next-generation bomber is developed by the Tupolev design bureau. The PAK DA delivery to the troops is expected to begin in 2023.
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