Series production of the MiG-35 will begin in the next two years
MiG-35 - lightweight supersonic fighter, which is a transitional link between MIG-29 fighter of the fifth generation. Of the key features of the aircraft makers have noted an increase flight range, an increase in points of suspension arms and a reduced radar signature.
The first tests of the aircraft took place in January 2017 in Moscow on the industrial base "MIG". According to test results, experts have come to the conclusion that the aircraft meets the specs and can be a good replacement for the MiG-29.
According to the general director of the corporation "MiG" Now developers aircraft are testing individual modules and systems then the MIG-35 waiting for two more years of tests, including the flight, which according to plan will take about two years - a short time because the fighter prototype has good run-in. Serial production of the supersonic fighters are going to start in 2019.
"Now Corporation" MiG "has several contracts for the delivery of MiG-35 videoconferencing RF, so the first aircraft will be made for their own needs, but by 2021 it is planned to sign several international contracts," - said the head of the "MiG" Ilya Tarasenko.
The aircraft will demonstrate for the first time the public at MAKS-2017.