Vertical landing aircraft engines produced in the Russian Federation may again become very popular in many countries. Chinese experts representing the Sohu edition clarified that at one time Russian developments were used even in the United States during the creation of the F-35B fighter.
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In Russia, this technology was first used in the Yak-141. As for China, a Project 075 landing craft was recently created here, so Beijing urgently needs vertical takeoff and landing fighters. In addition, Russian specialists recently announced their readiness to continue the creation of aircraft similar to the Yak-141.
Experts believe that the R79V-300 will be updated, or a new engine will be presented. The key feature of this model is the use of afterburner in horizontal and vertical mode. In this regard, China has not yet been able to create its own effective analogue, experts concluded.