Sukhoi Will Showcase T-50 and Su-35S Aerobatics at MAKS-2013 Air Show
OREANDA-NEWS. The 5th -generation T-50 fighter jet and Su-35S multifunctional fighter will demonstrate their flying abilities during demonstration flights on August 27 at the MAKS-2013 International Aviation and Space show in the Moscow suburb of Zhukovsky. Exhibitors and visitors will see complex and spectacular figures such as spatial barrels, somersaults, flat spin, the famous “Pugachev's Cobra” and others stunning aerobatics.
The T-50 fighter will be piloted by the Honored test pilot of the Russian Federation, the Hero of Russia Sergey Bogdan. The Hero of Russia, the Honored test pilot, Master of sports of international class aerobatics Yuri Vashchuk will pilot the Su-35S. They are currently involved in the training flights at the air field of the M.M.Gromov Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky.
The premiere flight program of the Su-35S was presented in Russia at the MAKS-2009 air show, its overseas debut - at the air show in Le Bourget-2013. The T-50 made its first public appearance at the MAKS-2011 air show in Zhukovsky.
Demonstration flights of Su - type combat aircraft traditionally make a strong impression on the experts and audience. The aviation experts called Su-35S flights at Le Bourget “incredible” and even compared them with the UFOs. The famous Italian restaurateur Federico Ceretto was inspired by the aerobatics performed by pilot Sergei Bogdan to create a new dessert - a light airy ice cream, with one of its ingredients - a strong Russian vodka - being set off by bright notes of raspberry and blackberry. “The awesome connection of the power machine and the unbearable lightness of flight prompted me to create a new dish with the same combination,” - he said.