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Sukhoi begins flight trials of modernized Su-33 fighters

Friday, October 8th, 2010
Sukhoi aircraft holding has begun ground and flight trials of the modernized fourth generation Su-33 naval fighter. Modernization works and trials are being carried out at the KnAAPO aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur under a state defense order in 2010. Su-33 (Su-27K) is a multi-role carrier-based fighter with horizontal takeoff and landing, and aerial refuelling capability. The fighter features folding wings and horizontal tail for hanger storage. It was designed to defend naval ships from Read More....