Sixth generation aircraft engines are being developed in Russia

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MOSCOW, June 29. / TASS /. In Russia, work on the sixth-generation aircraft engines is in progress said General Director of the Central Institute of Aviation Motors (CIAM) named after P.I. Baranov Mikhail Gordin at a meeting in Council of the Federation.

“There are advanced development of the engines of the sixth generation” he said, noting at the same time that the project now has poor financing.

As previously reported, the United Engine Corporation (UEC) completed the state bench tests of the experimental turbojet engine AL-41F-1 for the newest fighter Su-57 of the fifth generation (PAK FA).

AL-41F-1 serves as the engine of the first stage for a fifth generation fighter. The first test flight of PAK FA with it took place on January 29, 2010.

At present, the UEC is working on the engine of the second stage for the Su-57. On December 5, 2017, the aircraft with the second-stage engine for the first time climbed into the sky, the flight passed in normal mode.

Earlier, the general director of the UEC Alexander Artyukhov reported that the engine of the second stage for the fifth generation fighter Su-57 has not yet received an official name and is conventionally called “Product 30”.