Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet to make maiden flight in 2017

T-50 fighter jet


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. Continue reading