I posted before about what had been thought to be the Su-52, but it turned out to be the SR-10.
This time, the video isn't 'mine' and its not just a quick flyby. This is a composite of the outside, the cockpit and even some of the cameras
attached to various places on the aircraft, probably for telemetry.
I find the SR-10 interesting because it seems to be an answer looking for a question. The Su-47 Berkut isn't going into production and there
doesn't seem to be a need for a forward swept wing trainer. Perhaps they intend it to be for acrobatics? IDK. It just doesn't seem to fit with
what we know about what the Russians have planned.
Unless, perhaps, the Russians are reconsidering the Berkut after the problems they've been suffering from the PAK-FA...
great video! ive always like the looks of forward swept wings.
the germans were playing around with this during the war with their jet engines
and i think all working models went to the soviet union after the war.
Great Video. I noticed the pilot never pulled his landing gear up which must have been for just a short flight. They weren't worried about the drag
factor of it. Interesting design and most likely a test bed. My best,
A lot of the first flights I've seen they don't bother to. It's a flight to make sure it flies, doesn't have unexpected characteristics, and performs
somewhat like they expected. Then on the second flight they'll start doing things like retraction and extension of the gear, the flaps, and all that
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