Russia’s defense and industrial sector has produced 1,200 engines in 2017, including 930 aircraft motors, Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with Rossiya-24 TV Channel on Wednesday. This reported by TASS.
“We have produced 1,200 engines this year, including 930 for aviation. These are enormous figures,” the vice-premier said.
Russia’s latest PD-14 engine is undergoing trials in a flying laboratory, Rogozin said.
“We are actually beginning to count from which plane the MC-21 airliner will fly using the Russian engine,” the vice-premier said.
The Russian vice-premier also mentioned the TV7-117ST engine for the Ilyushin Il-114 airliner.
According to Rogozin, this engine has already been mounted on the Il-114.