The fifth generation fighter will be equipped with second-stage engine 17% to 18% more efficient than its predecessor
MOSCOW, December 4. /TASS/. First Russian fighter jet of the fifth-generation fitted out with a second-stage engine is expected to make a maiden flight in 2017, Vyacheslav Massalov, the Director General of the United Engine-Building Corporation said on Thursday.
The maiden flight of fifth-generation jet fitted out with the first-stage jet took place in 2010, Mikhail Pogossian, the chief designer of the corporation said last summer. The supplies contract for those aircraft is expected to be signed in 2015
Full article: Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet to make maiden flight in 2017 (ITAR-TASS)