Opinion: Wow-worthy? Russia's Newest Airborne Radars Are a Potential Game Changer

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Keith Mallon.

This year’s round of air shows left me feeling decidedly unsettled as old certainties just keep on disappearing. Take, for, instance the recent MAKS 2011, held at Zhukovsky as usual, just outside Moscow. Whereas the 2010 Zhuhai Airshow generated a plethora of coverage from aviation reporters, this 2011’s MAKS passed by almost unnoticed. That is, if you ignore the rather embarrassing sight of the much vaunted T-50 experiencing a flame out as it rolled down the runway&hellip...
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