On the 3rd of May flying trainings of the first serial fighter SU-35 began in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. SU-35 is the deeply modernized, very flexible and multifunctional fighter. It uses technologies of the 5th generation that give it the superiority over other fighters of this class. SU-35 is equipped with modern aviation engines on the base of digital, informational and directional systems.
In 2008 Libya signed the contract for the delivery of 12 SU-35.