Russian air force hopes for revival

Russia introduces its new T-50 jet fighter as air force celebrates its 100th anniversary.

    Russia's Air Force is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and to mark the event a new jet fighter has been shown off at the Moscow Air Show.

    The T-50 is not only showcasing the country's military might, but could also be a big earner for the country.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan was in Moscow to watch.


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