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  • Russian warplane crashes into Mediterranean Sea after Syria operation

    12/05/2016 3:37:31 AM PST · by Freelance Warrior · 66 replies
    Express ^ | 12/05/2016 | Alix Culbertson
    The Su-33 aircraft skidded off the runway while landing on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean, Russian news agencies reported on Monday citing a statement from the Russian defence ministry. The pilot ejected from the plane and is safe, the defence ministry was quoted as saying. A statement from the ministry, said: "While landing after completing a combat task in the Syrian sky, a Su-33 fighter jet skidded off the dock because the cable of the stopping device broke. "The pilot ejected and was immediately brought aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov heavy aircraft carrier by rescuers. "His life is...

    09/20/2016 5:18:11 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 29 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | September 20, 2016 | Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
    New imagery shows that the China's carrier borne fighter, the J-15, will receive major upgrades, which point to gains in not just China's engine making but overall carrier fleet. Chinese Military Aviation The Original Article The initial J-15s, derived from the Soviet Su-33, had lighter landing gears (see the nosewheel) and Russian made AL-31 turbofan engines. The J-15 is derived from the Russian Su-33 (itself developed from the Su-27 fighter), is currently in limited production by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation. It is used by the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) on its sole aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. Chinese Internet J-15A The...
  • China's J-15 fighter superior to Russian Su-33

    12/15/2012 11:10:29 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies
    People's Daily Online, China ^ | December 06, 2012
    China's J-15 fighter superior to Russian Su-33 (People's Daily Online) On Nov. 25, 2012, China's carrier-borne J-15 fighter jet has successfully undergone a series of sailing and technological tests on the Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, marking a great success of the carrier-borne fighter jet independently developed by China and a major breakthrough in the development of aircraft carrier technology. The J-15 is equipped with two high-power engines and a brand-new system of high lift device, takeoff and landing device and arrester hook. Its wing can be folded up to both maintain the excellent combat capability and meet the special...
  • See China’s First Successful Fighter Jet Landing on an Aircraft Carrier

    11/25/2012 10:05:10 AM PST · by Errant · 59 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 25 November, 2012 | Liz Klimas
    BEIJING (TheBlaze/AP) — Just as it has had many firsts recently with its space program efforts, China has successfully completed another first for its naval aspirations. The country landed its first fighter jet on its first aircraft carrier, which entered service two months ago, the country’s official news agency confirmed Sunday
  • Aircraft carrier pilot: One day of life (Russia)

    11/22/2011 11:50:13 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    Russia & India Report ^ | November 18, 2011 | Vladimir Ruvinsky
    Aircraft carrier pilot: One day of life November 18, 2011 Vladimir Ruvinsky For the first time in 17 years, a young pilot took part in the exercises in the Barents Sea involving the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov. An RIR correspondent was on board to talk to the naval fighter pilots. the 25-tonne machine has to land on a 36-metre landing strip; you have to touch the strip at a certain angle and at a certain speed. Source: ITAR-TASS “My wife will give me my marching orders soon”, naval pilot Stanislav Avdin says jokingly when asked about his service. “I leave...
  • China to start landing drills on aircraft carrier

    08/13/2011 9:16:54 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 36 replies
    China to start landing drills on aircraft carrier (AFP) – 12 hours ago BEIJING — The Chinese military could launch air exercises on the nation's first aircraft carrier which was unveiled earlier this week, state media reported. The manoeuvres could include aircraft approaching the ship, landing and then quickly taking off again, the Global Times newspaper said, citing a military source said to be closely involved with the landing drills. The aircraft carrier embarked on its inaugural sea trial on Wednesday, prompting the United States to call for an explanation amid concerns about the nation's military expansion. Beijing only recently...
  • Chinese State Media, in a Show of Openness, Print Jet Photos

    04/25/2011 9:18:00 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 25, 2011 | MICHAEL WINES
    Chinese State Media, in a Show of Openness, Print Jet Photos By MICHAEL WINES Published: April 25, 2011 BEIJING — The J-15 Flying Shark is China’s newest attack jet, a sinuous fighter with the folding wings, shortened tail cone and bulked-up landing gear it needs to serve on China’s first aircraft carrier, which is expected to start sea trials soon. It is indisputable evidence of China’s growing mastery of military technology. Also military technology of Russia and Ukraine, albeit not entirely with their consent. Barely two weeks after splashing photographs of the aircraft carrier on the Internet, China’s state media...
  • Russia keen to reopen talks on Su-33 fighter

    11/07/2010 8:48:27 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 14 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | Nov 05, 2010 | Minnie Chan
    Russia keen to reopen talks on Su-33 fighter Minnie Chan Updated on Nov 05, 2010 Moscow is wooing Beijing to resume negotiations on the purchase of Su-33 fighters for future Chinese aircraft carriers after talks collapsed last year, a Macau-based military researcher with strong PLA connections says. Russia is keen to reopen the Su-33 production line after a 10-year hiatus but realises time could be running out after China successfully tested an indigenous carrier-capable fighter, the J-15, which many say is a copy of the Su-33, Macau International Military Association president Antony Wong Dong said, citing a mainland military insider....
  • Russia's Sukhoi begins Su-33 Flanker-D trials

    10/05/2010 1:51:30 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies
    Ria Novosti ^ | 05/10/2010
    Russia's Sukhoi begins Su-33 Flanker-D trials The Su-33 Flanker-D, a carrier-based warplane © RIA Novosti. V. Kiselev Russia's Sukhoi aircraft holding revealed on Tuesday it has begun ground and flight trials of the modernized fourth generation Su-33 naval fighter. The Su-33 Flanker-D is a carrier-based warplane, originally known as the Su-27K Flanker, which first rolled off the production line in the late 1980s. Modernization works and trials are being carried out in the Russian Far Eastern city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, a statement from Sukhoi said. MOSCOW, October 5 (RIA Novosti)
  • Moscow: China's J-15 was reverse-engineered from Su-33

    06/24/2010 2:32:24 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 7 replies · 1+ views
    East-Asia-Intel ^ | 6/23/2010 | East-Asia-Intel
    Russia's government said last week that China's prototype J-15 jet fighter is a pirated copy of the Sukhoi Su-33 fighter bomber, highlighting China's continued reverse-engineering and technology acquisition piracy. Russia’s Novyy Region news agency reported June 4 that Chinese engineers have assembled the first prototype of the J-15, an advanced warplane considerd a “fourth-generation deck-based fighter.” “The copy was developed on the basis of one of the first Sukhoy prototypes — the Soviet-era T10K experimental aircraft, which China received from Ukraine in 2005,” the report said. “Earlier, Beijing tried to purchase two Su-33 aircraft from the Russian Federation, but Moscow...
  • China Creates Pirate Copy of Russia’s Su-33 Fighter Jet

    06/05/2010 8:18:55 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 25 replies · 924+ views
    Market Oracle ^ | 6/5/2010 | Market Oracle
    China’s Shenyang Aircraft Corporation created a copy of a Russian deck-based Su-33 fighter jet. The Chinese model of the aircraft was called J-15, Interfax reports with reference to the May issue of the Kanwa Asian Defence military publication. The Chinese fighter jet is based on the Soviet T10K training aircraft, which China received from Ukraine. Chinese engineers found it very difficult to solve the problem of folding wings of deck-based fighter jets. Now the problem has been solved. It is not clear yet, if the new plane has performed its first flight yet: the Chinese Air Force does not have...
  • Russia downplays Chinese J-15 fighter capabilities

    06/04/2010 11:01:58 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 17 replies · 739+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 06/04/2010 | RIA Novosti
    China's J-15 carrier-based fighter will not be able to compete with Russia's Su-33 fighter on global markets because it is inferior to the Russian aircraft, a Russian military analyst said on Friday. China since 2001 has been developing the J-15 naval fighter, which is believed to be a clone of Russia's Su-33 Falcon-D. China bought an Su-33 prototype earlier from Ukraine, and used it to develop the new aircraft. The J-15 is expected to be stationed initially onboard the Chinese Varyag aircraft carrier currently being fitted in the port of Dalian. China bought the unfinished Admiral Kuznetsov class aircraft carrier...
  • China military 'copy' machine irks Russia

    03/09/2009 9:55:04 PM PDT · by enduserindy · 33 replies · 3,439+ views
    Press TV ^ | Mon, 09 Mar 2009 19:32:07 GMT | HN/MMN
    Moscow shrinks from selling Beijing the warplanes it needs for its future aircraft carriers after China manufactures 'fake' Russian fighters.
  • Russian air carrier to rejoin Navy by end of 2006

    09/28/2006 6:36:52 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 47 replies · 1,737+ views
    Ria Novosti,Russia ^ | 27/ 09/ 2006
    Russian air carrier to rejoin Navy by end of 2006 16:16 | 27/ 09/ 2006 MOSCOW, September 27 (RIA Novosti) - The Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia's only aircraft carrier, will join the Northern Fleet by the end of the year after modernization, the Navy's chief said Wednesday. The ship, also known as Project 1143.5 heavy aircraft carrier, was commissioned in the Russian Navy in 1991 and became fully operational in 1995. But it was plagued by technical problems, including faulty arrester gear, and was put into dock earlier this year for a technical overhaul. "All preparatory work has been completed on...
  • Going Dangerously Astray

    09/20/2005 9:32:51 PM PDT · by Bald Eagle777 · 11 replies · 1,234+ views
    The Moscow Times ^ | September 20, 2005 | Pavel Felgenhauer
    This month, Russia lost two jet fighters during military exercises that simulated a major war with NATO. A naval task force was deployed in the North Atlantic on a mission to intercept and destroy U.S. reinforcements heading to the European theater of war. During exercises on Sept. 5, a Su-33 jet fighter fell off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov during landing and sank. The pilot ejected and was rescued. Then on Thursday, seven Air Force jet fighters were sent from the St. Petersburg area to fly over the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea to Kaliningrad....