Video of the Sukhoi's Second T-50 Stealth Prototype

For your weekend viewing pleasure, here's Russia Today's treatment of the first flight of Sukhoi's second T-50 PAK FA stealth fighter prototype.

The jet's supposedly going to be in service by 2015 and will cost a cool $100 million a pop. Sukhoi talks it up as a sort of super jet, capable of air-to-air and air-to-ground missions and even operating from short runways. It's apparently designed to sacrifice some stealthiness in exchange for greater maneuverability against jets like the F-22 Raptor. We'll see how that goes.

Yeah, Trimble spotted this, too.

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