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« Last Edit: May 22, 2012, 03:14:09 am by overscan »
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2012, 03:38:17 am »
Several online sources now refer to the T-50 as being also the "Su-50". I thought it was a mistake but now I can see that the designation is also in the title of this topic. Has it been made into an official designation? And since when?

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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2012, 03:47:34 am »
It is anticipated to be the service designation when it enters service. T-50 is the Sukhoi internal designation only.
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2012, 06:09:48 am »
Where are all the Su-4xs?
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2012, 06:13:27 pm »
Where are all the Su-4xs?
Not to mention the fact that fighters have historically been odd numbers, although that doesn't explain Su-25 or Su-30.

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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2012, 06:18:03 pm »
They also had Su-20 and Su-22 for export, and all four of these aircraft are oriented towards ground attack which might have been the reason for even numbers; though Su-22 might also just have been to avoid having a MiG-21 and Su-21 side by side.

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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2012, 06:19:37 pm »
Where are all the Su-4xs?
Su-47 given to S-37. Su-49 is a trainer
even numbers traditionally go for export versions
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2012, 03:09:09 am »
even numbers traditionally go for export versions

... which contradicts the notion that the T-50 (or at least the Russian version) would be the Su-50!

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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2012, 03:18:24 am »
Zvezda kit, licensed by Sukhoi, has Su-50 on it along with T-50

number 50 was chosen to mark 5th gen aircraft

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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2012, 05:22:05 am »
Zvezda kit, licensed by Sukhoi, has Su-50 on it along with T-50

number 50 was chosen to mark 5th gen aircraft



Makes more sense than the F-35's.  ;D
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2012, 10:43:12 pm »
Such a long time without any news ?!

Here's finally again T50-3.
http://russianplanes.net/id79569
http://russianplanes.net/id79570
http://russianplanes.net/id79571


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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #11 on: June 17, 2012, 11:21:12 pm »
50-2 flew the same day as 50-3 has started taxi trials at LII - 15/06/12
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2012, 04:51:25 am »
And it still has "51" fins.
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2012, 08:59:43 am »
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Re: Sukhoi T-50 Su-50 PAK FA - flight testing and development Part II
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