from Sputnik News:
The first stage of tests of Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation fighter aircraft is expected to finish in December, Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Tuesday.
ZHUKOVSKIY (Sputnik) — In May, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Armed Forces would begin receiving fifth-generation T-50 fighter aircraft in 2019.
“We have something to be proud of. The first phase of the PAK FA tests will finish in December this year, and over time, we will receive this aircraft, and our pilots will successfully master it,” Bondarev said on the sidelines of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 after the flight performance of the T-50.