Fifth-generation aircraft entered service in the Russian Air Force in 2015
By 2015, Russia adopted the Air Force received the fifth-generation aircraft, reported to head the Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelina.
"In the short term (by 2015) weapons system tactical aircraft the Air Force will have a run at the present time, armed with a fourth-generation aviation systems, aviation systems modernized generation 4 + and 4 + +, as well as promising fifth-generation aircraft systems," - said head.
Zelina also said that "in the second half of 2009, the aircraft went on test flights."
Speaking about the main characteristics of new aircraft, Zelina stated that "it will become a reality sverhmanevrennost, intellectualization high side, the circular information field, low visibility, vserakursny firing purposes."
"Among the qualities of military aircraft should be noted multichannel use of weapons, the possibility of a simultaneous attack of several air targets and ground precision weapons, a powerful set of on-board defense, high efficiency and safety", - said Russian military aircraft head.
Distinctive features of prospective aviation complex of new generation will versatility (ability to meet the challenges of defeat both air and ground targets in all weather and time of day); sverhmanevrennost (possibility to make controlled flight at low speeds and high angles of attack), low visibility in the optical, infrared and radar wavelengths, the ability to take off, and sit down, using parts of runway length of 300-400 meters.
Combat aircraft of the new generation will be able to make long flights at supersonic speeds with multiple refueling in the air, have a new electronics and maximum automation of the flight, Interfax reports.
Fifth-generation aircraft entered service VVS Russia until 2015
Moscow.August 5. INTERFAX.RU - fifth-generation aircraft by 2015 will be armed with the Air Force of Russia, told reporters on Wednesday, head Air Force Colonel General Alexander Zelina. He also said that "in the second half of 2009, the aircraft went on test flights."
I've read in at least two Western texts that the blue color was chosen after a significant bit of study showed it to be the color that caused the least amount of mental and visual stress on a pilot. The idea, of course, being the less stressed the pilot, the more effective he will be.
That could very well be the reason of painting the cockpits in that way. Very nice, very nice. Even though you have 10+ posts, welcome to MP.net comrade!
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