Sukhoi Su-57E Appears, See the Specs

Sukhoi Su-57E  – Russia’s newest fighter, the Sukhoi Su-57E, finally makes a public appearance at the largest aerospace exhibition in Eastern Europe, MAKS 2019 at the Zhukovsky International Airport, MosPkow.

The United Arab Emirates, in November, it turns out that the appearance of the Sukhoi Su-57E, which is predicted to be able to serve the F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor made by Lockheed Martin in the air, is accelerated by two months and it is carried out in its own homeland, Russia.

The four fighter planes with the stealth design flew in a diamond formation above the MAKS arena (Mezhdunarodnyj Aviatsionno-Kosmicheskij Salon). After maneuvering for a while, the formation changed and two of them performed a simulated duel in mid-air.

The cobra maneuver, aka the Pugachev maneuver, which has become an icon for the presence of the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker family, can also be carried out easily by the Su-57E, which until now has not had an official nickname.

Not only that, the perpendicular maneuvering of two Saturn AL-41F-1S aka 117S engines with a thrust of 176 kiloNewton / 33,000 pounds with after burner, thrust-to-weight ratio of 10.5 to 11.1 allows him to fly rapidly. easy.

Sukhoi, which since some time ago was incorporated into the Rostec – Russia’s BUMN in the field of aerospace and weapons – presented the four Su-57Es for the export market; the E code in the name is the code for the export market.

The 25th MAKS was opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin with the guest of honor of the Turkish President, Recep Erdogan. Turkey recently shocked the world of international defense by buying up the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system from Russia.

The move upset the United States, which actually has a similar system, namely the MIM-104 Patriot made by Raytheon. No doubt, Turkey was excluded from the consortium for the development of the F-35 Lightning II by the United States.

The huge Zhukovsky International Airport is turned into an exhibition arena for a wide variety of aircraft – civil and military, fixed wing and rotary wing – which is especially attractive to aerospace lovers.

From Russia, well-known names in the world of international aviation were present, including Sukhoi, MiG, Ilyushin, Antonov, Beriev, Mil helicopter, Kamov and Kaman.

In the static exhibition arena, was displayed the Sukhoi Su-35S Flanker E or Super Flanker which was still in the process of being acquired since many years ago to be included in the TNI AU arsenal list. When it comes in, the Su-35 will replace the F-5E / F Tiger II in the Indonesian Air Force 14th Air Squadron.

Not only are the latest products with advanced technology on display, because there is also a Cold War legacy, including the Tupolev Tu-95 Bear transcontinental strategic bomber, the world’s first supersonic transport aircraft Tupolev Tu-144 which is very similar to the Concord made with Britain and France so often dipeleset into Concordski, to Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire, Tu-160 Blackjack, and MiG-21 Fishbed.

From other parts of the world, there were also Airbus carrying the A350-900, Embraer from Brazil carrying the E195-E2 for the first time out of the country, and the Chinese delegation who came in massive numbers.


The Flanker Fighter That Makes NATO Amazed

The Sukhoi fighter is considered one of the best fighter planes in the world. Sukhoi not only competes with US fighter planes, but is also better than fighter jets made in other countries. Here are three Sukhoi fighter jets that amaze NATO member countries, as reported by RBTH.

1. Su-25
Su-25 ground attack aircraft are designed to support ground troops. The Su-25 does not depend on the main airfield, it can also take off and land on rough emergency runways or highways near the front line of battle.

The Su-25 is one of the best armed aircraft in the Russian Air Force. Depending on the task, 32 types of weapons can be mounted on the Su-25, including air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles. Su-25 has been rich in combat experience for more than 40 years, Su-25 has taken part in 18 wars and conflicts on three different continents, from the Soviet war to the current Russian operations in Syria.

2. Su-27
Very maneuverable and fast, the Su-27 is considered one of Russia’s best fighter aircraft. Known by NATO as a Flanker, the Su-27 is equally exceptional in combat and in air shows, where the fighter jet is capable of performing complex aerobatics.

The flanker was designed as an answer to the American F-15. These planes have never met in real combat. However, during air combat training, the Russian fighter jet was better than its opponents at close range, while the F-15 had better chances at longer distances.

Dozens of countries have operated the Su-27 today. The US itself also has several Su-27s. America has bought several Su-27 aircraft from Ukraine and Belarus to train air combat.

The Su-27 has also been upgraded and modified into various fighter jet variants, including the Su-30, Su-35 and Su-33 based on aircraft carriers.

3. Su-57
The Su-57 is Russia’s latest fifth generation fighter, designed to replace the Su-27 and Su-35 fighters. The main competitors are the United States Raptor F-22 and F-35 Lightning.

The Su-57 is the first Russian operational aircraft to use stealth technology. The Su-57 is designed to get as close as possible to enemy stealth fighter jets, forcing enemy stealth fighter jets to do long-range air battles, where the supermaneuverable Su-57 has more advantages.

One of the other strengths of the Su-57 is that it is equipped with ejection seats that can save pilots’ lives at any height, even from the ground. It is planned that in the future the palm seat can “make decisions” catapult the pilot without the participation of the pilot.

Russia is the only Su-57 stealth aircraft operator at present. There are no current plans to export Su-57 so as not to weaken the Su-35 export market. However, in the future, the Su-57 can be sold to India, Algeria, China, Vietnam and even NATO members, Turkey.

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First Aerobatic Racing Challenge in Northern California, August 21-22, 2010 at the Santa Rosa Air Show

The “Wings Over Wine Country” Air Show, August 21-22, 2010, in Santa Rosa, California, will host the first ever Aerobatic Racing Challenge Performance in Northern California.

Bill Cornick and Spencer Suderman will fly against each other in the Aerobatic Racing Challenge, side by side, each required to complete a prescribed set of aerobatics precisely as outlined.  The pilot who finishes first is the winner.

The Aerobatic Race Challenge series, pioneered by Suderman and Cornick, debuted on the air show circuit in Southern California last show season and was an instant hit.  It is a new and innovative airplane racing format launched in 2009 featuring high-performance aerobatic aircraft competing on a vertical race course that forces pilots to balance mental strategy and precision flight.  Pilots race their aircraft side-by-side through a sequence of aerobatic maneuvers that requires each pilot to fly faster, corner harder, and pull more g-forces.  The first aircraft to complete the entire sequence wins the race.

A pilot’s keen instinct and raw flying skill are challenged with intricate maneuvers such as the Avalanche, Humpty-Bump, Hammerhead and the violent Tailslide, a spectacle sure to keep the crowd on the edge of their seats!  Pilots make split second decisions to leverage their own aircraft’s advantages while seeking to exploit the weaknesses of their opponents, typically resulting in a close “come–from-behind” finish.

The 2010 “Wings Over Wine Country” Air Show announcer, Danny Clisham, will be joined on the announcer’s stand for the aerobatic challenge race by Jon “Huggy” Huggins, famed U-2/T-38 pilot, who has announced previous aerobatic challenge races between Cornick and Suderman and s128.

Mark August 21-22, 2010, “Wings Over Wine Country” Air Show in Santa Rosa, CA, on your calendar now, and see the first Aerobatic Racing Challenge ever performed in Northern California.



DATE Air Show Location
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April 30 Thomas Air Show Thomas, OK
May 21 Cullman Air Show Cullman, AL
June 18-19 Denton AirFair Denton, TX
June 19 Canby Air Show Canby, MN
June 25-26 Ada Air Event Ada, OK
July 22-23 DFW Summer Balloon Classic & Airfest Waxahachie, TX
August 20-21 Oregon International Air Show Hillsboro, OR
September 24 Antigo Air Show Antigo, WI
October 15-16 Central Valley NAS Lemoore Air Show Lemoore, CA
November 5 Fairview Airshow & Fly-In Fairview, OK
December 5-8 ICAS Convention Las Vegas, NV


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