For the sake of posterity the new thread is opened on the occasion of testing of PAK-FA. Old thread here Lenta.ru: ÐžÑ€ÑƒÐ¶Ð¸Ðµ: ÐŸÐµÑ€Ð²Ñ‹Ð¹ Ð¿Ð¾Ð»ÐµÑ‚ Ñ€Ð¾ÑÑÐ¸Ð¹ÑÐºÐ¾Ð³Ð¾ Ð¸ÑÑ‚Ñ€ÐµÐ±Ð¸Ñ‚ÐµÐ»Ñ Ð¿ÑÑ‚Ð¾Ð³Ð¾ Ð¿Ð¾ÐºÐ¾Ð»ÐµÐ½Ð¸Ñ Ð¾Ñ‚Ð»Ð¾Ð¶Ð¸Ð»Ð¸ Ð½Ð° Ð´ÐµÐ½ÑŒ First flight of fifth-generation fighter was postponed for a day First flight of fifth-generation fighter delayed. It is reported by Interfax, citing a source in the headquarters of the Far East Air Force and Air Defense Association. The reasons for the test date was moved were not disclosed. It was planned that the first flight of the fighter will be held on Thursday, January 28. This, in particular, stated the Chief of the aviation safety of the Armed Forces Minister Sergei Bynet. The official told Interfax, the plane ready for takeoff, "but it was decided to postpone the flight for tomorrow." Earlier it was reported that the first flight of PAK FA (promising aviation complex of Frontal Aviation, also known as T-50 and article 701) will make the airfield aviation production association "Dry" in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. At the end of December 2009 it became known that tests fighters have already begun. It was reported that the plane made the first jogging at the airfield in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. In September 2009, Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said that the Armed Forces are planning to purchase the fifth generation fighter in 2015. But he did not specify how many of these aircraft will Russia's Air Force. OKB Sukhoi is developing a multifunctional fifth generation fighter with a late 90-ies. It is reported that the new aircraft will be equipped with precision weapons. He can hit both air and ground targets regardless of weather and time of day. Also, the fighter will differ maneuverability and low visibility in the optical, infrared and radar wavelengths. Official data on the technical characteristics of the new fighter were not disclosed. It is assumed that the aircraft will be able to reach a maximum speed of over 2 thousand kilometers per hour, and range PAK FA will be 5.5 thousand kilometers. Also reported that the fighter can take off and land using a runway length of 300-400 meters.