PAK FA Moves Ahead, 3rd Prototype Flies
The third prototype of Sukhoi’s T-50 joined the Russian 5th generation PAK FA fighter test programme, flying for the first time on Nov 22 for a little more than an hour over Komsomolsk-on-Amur in Eastern Russia. In October this year, the IAF revealed that it intended to order 214 of the aircraft — 166 single-seaters and 48 twin-seaters and hoped make its first inductions in 2017.
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