Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Russia's next-gen strategic bomber PAK DA could take to the skies in 2021

The advanced strategic long-range aircraft`s (Russian acronym: PAK DA) prototype may take its maiden flight before 2021, according to the Russian Aerospace Forces` (AF) chief, Colonel General Viktor Bondarev. "The works on PAK DA are being done. We are satisfied with the progress rates. There is a task to conduct the (PAK DA`s) first flight in 2021. If the reached progress rates are maintained, the bomber will take the flight before the targeted time", Bondarev said. 
Proposed design for RuAF's future strategic bomber - PAK DA
(Credit: KRET)
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