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Russian 5th Generation Fighter News

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From Aviation Week: http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/aw062209p3.xml&headline=Russian%20Sukhoi%20Reinforces%20Domestic%20Military%20Platform&channel=awst

By Douglas Barrie (excerpt)

While Russia's military elite have already seen the prototype - or perhaps prototypes - of the air force's nextgeneration heavy fighter, the aircraft will likely only make its public debut after first flight, if tradition is followed.

Senior Russian government and military leaders continue to insist first flight will be this year. Up to three prototypes are thought to be in various stages of final assembly at the Sukhoi manufacturing site in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
 

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