The end of the Russian Air Force will receive the latest Su-35 Flanker fighter-type (Figure)
Su-35 is also known as Su-27M2, a “Flanker” fuselage, more powerful 117S engine, thrust vector control technology , the new avionics system.
According to the “Aerospace Daily” website August 13, 2010 report] at the end of 2010 the Russian Air Force will receive its first Su-35 fighter aircraft, and export contracts signed with Libya are also expected to perform at the same time period.
“Sukhoi” Mikhail Er Boge AG CEO phase (Mikhail Pogosyan) in Paul Van International Air Show last month confirmed the Russian Air Force will start receiving this year kinds of Su-27 “Flanker” the latest upgraded. Su-35 is sometimes also known as Su-27M2, with a “Flanker” in the body, more powerful 117S engine, thrust vector control technology, new avionics and systems.
“Sukhoi” and officials said the fighters through the use of radar absorbing coatings and reduce the overhang to reduce the number of the radar sensor characteristics, Su-35 has now completed the initial tests. And a third aircraft destroyed in the slide test, the initial flight tests can only be completed by the two, has been carried out 270 sorties/350 flight hours.
designer announced that the life of Su-35 flight hours of 6000, plans for the service life of 30 years; “Saturn” research and production association stock company production of 117S engine life expectancy of 4000 hours. “Sukhoi” is now carrying out joint assessments with the Russian Air Force test pilot who has been involved in the test project.
Russian Air Force has ordered 48 Su -35,2015 years to complete delivery. Initially as a Russian military aircraft in the “Sukhoi” development of fifth generation fighter in 2016 before serving as a transitional model development. Now, Pogosyan Russian Air Force certainly will continue after the planned procurement of Su-35 during the second batch of the same number of aircraft expected to be delivered in 2015 to 2020. T-50 fifth generation demonstrator, initial flight testing is currently underway.
Libyan Su-35 will likely become the export customers. Russia’s state arms export company – Rosoboron export company vice president Alexander Mike Ha by her husband during the Farnborough confirmed this year and Libya signed the Su-35 export contracts, but did not disclose the amount.
for the outside world if the Su-35 on the end of this year’s announcement did not become candidates for procurement of Indian mid-sized fighter aircraft, India and Russia will present 40 to 60 of the Agreement on Government Procurement of the rumors, Pogosyan said he did not know the specific circumstances. In addition to Su-35, Pogosyan said the Su-30 also has a “good export prospects,” mainly in the face of existing customers.
Pogo T-50 match will be held in August, the Moscow air show will be first shown publicly. He expects the aircraft will be higher than the export prices of the fourth-generation fighter, but compared to Western fighter can still afford. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Chu Shiyong)