Today, exactly 10 years ago, UAV "Grif-1" made its maiden flight. By now the line of medium-range UAV complexes (UAV "Griff-K", UAV "Kondor-1", UAV "Kondor-2") has been created on the basis of UAV "Griff-1", they are intended for 24-hour air reconnaissance, determination of coordinates of air defense complexes and their technical characteristics, training of combat crews of air defense units.
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On 25 November 1991, the test pilot N.P. Nesnov performed the first flight of the multipurpose Su-27SK aircraft. The Su-27SK single-seat front-line fighter is an export version of the Su-27 aircraft, produced in quantity since 1991 at KnAAPO (today – a branch of JSC “Sukhoi Company” “Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant named after Y.A. Gagarin”).
On October 27, 1986 test pilot V.G. Pugachyov set new world record time of climbing to 3000 meters on P-42 aircraft. He reached the height in 25.4 seconds, and on November 15 he reached heights of 6000, 9000 and 12000 meters in 37.1 s, 47.0 s and 58.1 s, respectively, improving the decade-long record of the American pilot R. Smith, who flew a special version of the F-15 (F-15A-6-MC, 72-0119, Streak Eagle), by more than two seconds.