The Obama Administration cancelled production of the F-22 Raptor citing cost over runs and the “fact” that Russia and China were ten to 15 years behind the U.S. in building a 5th Generation Fighter Jet.
Here’s the first flight of the aircraft that Russia won’t design “for at least 10 or 15 years.
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Facts about the Sukhoi’s first flight, 29 January 2010.
As the United States tries to get the F-35 into service, the Russians have two different 5th Generation Fighters in the air. Here’s the Su-47.
Here’s the Chinese one, the J-720HD