New Russian Fighter Jet: Sukhoi T-50 first test flight on video

By Posted 6 Feb 2010, 10:53

This past week saw the new Russian Fighter jet – Sukhoi T-50 – get its first test flight, which was kept under secrecy before being released by the planes manufacturer. You can see a video of the Sukhoi T-50 getting its test flight below this post.

The video shows the new Russian Fighter jet in flight and landing, which was shown during a news report by Russia Today. The Sukhoi T-50 is designed to match the U.S. F-22 Raptor that had its first prototype unveiled nearly two decades ago.

Russia aims to retain its lucrative export market, which is needed thanks to the current rusting Soviet-built arsenals. Officials from Russian say that it will take “another five years” before we will see the new jets released into air force service.

You can read more about the new Russian Fighter jet on Fox News. Have a watch of the video below, and then leave you thoughts on the new Fighter jet in the comments.

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