Russia’s Latest Fulcrum

Piotr Butowski covers the MiG-35 fighter, its weapons and its first official presentation

MiG-35S 702, a preproduction example for the Russian Air Force, on display at Lukhovitsy on January 27. All images Piotr Butowski

Russia’s new MiG-35 Fulcrum F fighter made its first official flight at Lukhovitsy on January 26. Piloted by Mikhail Belyaev and Stanislav Gorbunov, the flight was watched by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on a big screen in the Kremlin.

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