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To create a promising Russian bomber, the PAK DA will take five to seven years. This was stated by General Director of JSC “Tupolev” Alexander Konyukhov, the TV channel “Star”.
According to him, the term “Products 80” (promising aviation complex distant aircraft) to be comparable with the time of creating Soviet supersonic passenger aircraft Tu-144. The Manager said that the “Soviet Concorde” was made in just five years.
About the early development of the PAK DA has become known in November 2018. Before it was reported that the complex will be created using the stealth technologies, which will allow construction to become less noticeable.
PAK DA is intended to perform the tasks of long range aircraft (Tu-160, Tu-95MS and Tu-22M3). Subsonic aircraft is planned to build on the aerodynamic configuration “flying wing”.
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