The Yakovlev Yak-130 (NATO reporting name "Mitten") is a subsonic two-seat advanced jet trainer/light attack aircraft developed by the Yakovlev design bureau. Development of the plane began in 1991, and the maiden flight was conducted on 26 April 1996. In 2005, it won a Russian government tender for training aircraft, and in 2009 the first planes were put into service in the Russian Air Force. As an advanced training aircraft, the Yak-130 is able to replicate the characteristics of several 4+ generation fighters as well as the 5th generation Sukhoi T-50. It can also perform light-attack and reconnaissance duties, carrying a combat load of 3,000 kg.
The Yakovlev Yak-130 or Aermacchi M-346 is a single-engine jet aircraft for military training developed by the Italian company Aermacchi and Yakovlev Russian.