- Dec 27, 2005
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From Sukhoi annual report:
Work on T-50 - the 5th generation fighter (combat aviation complex of new generation I -21). Creator of aircraft T -50 - A.N. Davidenko (2004). Beginning of works - 1999.
In 2004 the protection of the draft design of new destroyer is successfully carried out, the experiments are begun
at the flying laboratories. In 2005 OF OKB of dry it continued the development of promising aviation complex. Is developed and prepared to the presentation to state customer engineering design of destroyer and engineering designs his of those completing, mock-up in the electronic form, is prepared and passes finalizing the acting mock-up of cockpit. The tests of the modernized engines are carried out at the flying laboratory, flying laboratory is prepared to the tests along the integrated system for control, are continued flying experiments at the flying laboratory Su-47. Financing the creation of the combat aviation complex of new generation is conducted both along the line of state defense order in accordance with the acting state program of armament and due to the means of company and codevelopers of project. The first stage of the negotiations with the foreign partner about his participation in the program is completed (theme I -21E). In 2006 are planned the completion of development, presentation and protection of the sequential stage of project and its component parts. In "Novosibirsk the aviation production association named after V.P. Chkalov" occur the preparations according to the program of complex I-21. The development programs of complex I-21 and family of the Russian regional aircraft RRJ are national priority programs in the aircraft construction and are ensured by state support. Basic volume NIOKR, made OAO "Sukhoi OKB", it falls to the programs of military aviation - 74.8% and almost half from this volume (36.7%) - NIOKR, connected with the development of complex I -21.