Sukhoi T-50 Engine Flame Out

Sukhoi T-50 Engine Problem On Takeoff at MAKS 2011 -- Russia’s new T-50 stealth fighter is fast, maneuverable, heavily-armed and hard to detect on radar. In theory. But according to Indian air force officials, in practice the Sukhoi-made stealth jet is also too expensive, poorly engineered and powered by old and unreliable engines. The Indians’ complaints illustrate the yawning gulf between stealth warplane design and the actual production of radar-evading jets. In other words, it’s one thing to sketch an advanced warplane on paper. It's quite another to build one and get it to work. Read more at https://medium.com/war-is-boring/d89b9ce721de

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