How much does a FA-50 cost?

On 28 March 2014, the DND signed a contract for 12 FA-50 fighter aircraft worth P18. 9 billion (US$421.12 million). Deliveries began in November 2015 and all 12 aircraft were delivered by 31 May 2017. Plans were laid for 3 or 4 FA-50s to be fitted with capability for beyond visual range (BVR) intercept.

Can the FA-50 Dogfight?

Philippine Air Force FA-50 fighter jet has an ability to engage and intercept in a dog fight. Although primarily designed as “light-interim fighter trainer,” the South Korean-made FA-50 “Fighting Eagle” has the capability to intercept and engage in air-to-air combat planes intruding in the Philippine airspace.

What is Russia’s main fighter jet?

Sukhoi Su-57

Role Stealth multirole fighter
National origin Russia
Manufacturer Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant
Design group Sukhoi

What is the most expensive fighter jet?

F-35 Lightning II
The Air Force is now considering a replacement for its F-16 fighter jet replacement. With an estimated lifetime cost of $1.6 trillion, the F-35 Lightning II, conceived as a versatile, super stealthy next-generation fighter plane, is the most expensive weapon system ever built.

How much does a F 35 fighter jet cost?

In a vacuum, the F-35A, the Air Force’s version of the jet, costs $78 million. That’s actually not a bad price for the jet; when adjusted for inflation, it’s relatively close to the original quoted cost of $50 million.

How fast does a f16 go?

Highly agile, the F-16 was the first fighter aircraft purpose-built to pull 9-g maneuvers and can reach a maximum speed of over Mach 2.

What kind of fighter is the Sukhoi T-50?

The Sukhoi T-50 is a Russian fifth generation fighter developed by Sukhoi Aviation under the PAK FA project, designed to counter the F-22 Raptor and its sister fighter the F-35 Lightning II in the international market, the T-50 isn’t fully developed, but is planned to replace the MIG-29 Fulcrum and the Su-27 Flanker .

When was the first flight of the T-50?

The T-50 is designed to provide pilot training for current and next-generation fighters such as advanced F-16s, F-22s and the F-35 joint strike fighter. The first flight of the T-50 took place in August 2002. The RoKAF has a requirement for 50 T-50 trainers and 44 T-50 LIFTs.

How many sorties can a T-50A fighter pilot fly?

The Republic of Korea Air Force’s training experience has proven that the new training system yields a better fighter pilot in less time with fewer sorties and lower cost. The T-50 training program has reduced the number of required flights in the KF-16 to only nine sorties.

What kind of aircraft is the T-50 Golden Eagle?

The T-50 Golden Eagle, formerly known as the KTX-2, jet trainer and light attack aircraft was built for the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). The aircraft was developed in the T-50A advanced trainer and T-50B lead in fighter trainer versions. The T-50 LIFT is called the A-50 by the RoKAF.