Russian Su-30 fighter jet reportedly shot down by friendly fire

A Russian Su-30 fighter jet was shot down by another aircraft during an exercise on September 22, 2020. Both pilots successfully managed to eject and were recovered....


Quiz: can you identify these Soviet-built commercial aircraft?

Throughout the 20th century, commercial aviation flourished in the Western hemisphere, as advancements in technology made the world much closer together. But on the other side of the Iron Curtain technology was moving forward as well, as the sheer size of the bloc also had to be reduced somehow....


SSJ New: how and why is Superjet 100 shedding American parts?

There were many problems with the new Russian regional airliner program right from the beginning. One of them – at least according to some – was the fact that the aircraft itself was not really that Russian. United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is slowly trying to change that, but the task is not as easy as it appeared at first....


Sukhoi to begin delivery of S-70 attack drone in 2024

The first Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik (“Hunter”) attack drone should be delivered to the Russian military in 2024 after the Ministry of Defense demanded to speed up the experimental work on the upcoming unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV)....


Russian Su-57 to get new engines after mid-2020s

Russian Ministry of Defence has revealed the delivery dates of Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jets to the Russian Aerospace Forces. The new engines of the fifth-generation jets are expected in the second half of the 2020s. ...


Aeroflot, Sukhoi begin their largest Superjet 100 transaction

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, the company that produces the Superjet 100 regional passenger aircraft, said it had handed off the first five aircraft from a deal with Aeroflot, which is due to receive a hundred planes by 2026. The delivery of Superjet 100s to Aeroflot is funded by VEB.RF, the Russian state development corporation. The transaction is the largest one for both the plane manufacturer and the airline, according to Sukhoi. ...


Turkey denies procurement plans for Russian Su-35

The Turkish minister of Defense denied media reports that the country was about to acquire around forty Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to replace the hundred F-35A aircraft it expected before being evicted from the Joint Strike Fighter program....


Sukhoi S-70 makes maiden sortie with Su-57 fighter jet [Video]

The Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik (“Hunter”) attack drone made its first flight with a fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet....


Two Su-34 fighter-bombers collide, one plane loses a wing

Two Russian Su-34 fighter jets collided during a training flight. Both aircraft suffered extensive damage and one of them lost a wing....


Sukhoi reveals S-70 improved stealth design at MAKS

Less than a month after revealing that the S-70 Okhotnik had taken to the skies for the first time, Sukhoi presented a redesigned version of its unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) at the MAKS international air show....