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Oct 30, 2013

Beriev's Airboat and Sukhoi's Latest 5th Generation Stealth Fighter

The Beriev Be-200 Altair is a multipurpose amphibious aircraft designed by the Beriev Aircraft Company and manufactured by Irkut. Marketed as being designed for fire fighting, search and rescue, maritime patrol, cargo, and passenger transportation, it has a capacity of 12 tonnes (12,000 litres, 3,170 US gallons) of water, or up to 72 passengers.

Video: Be-200 Altair Multipurpose Amphibian Aircraft by Beriev Aircraft Company, first flight 1998

The Sukhoi PAK FA ("Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation") is a twin-engine jet fighter being developed by Sukhoi for the Russian Air Force. The Sukhoi T-50 is the prototype for PAK FA. The PAK FA is one of only a handful of stealth jet programs worldwide.

The PAK FA, a fifth generation jet fighter, is intended to be the successor to the MiG-29 and Su-27 in the Russian inventory and serve as the basis of the Sukhoi/HAL FGFA being developed with India.The T-50 prototype performed its first flight 29 January 2010. There is also T-51 but it is less known.

Video: Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA Stealth Technology, first flight 2010


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