Tag: Il-96-400M

First IL-96-400M to See the Light of Day by the End of 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The new widebody aircraft – modification of the IL-96-300 – is getting near to the full assembly. Currently, the IL-96-400M is at the final assembly shop at Voronezh Aircraft Plant. According to Alexander Yarchevsky, acting Managing Director of VASO, the wings have been already connected to the fuselage. Now the team is going to set […]

Assembly of the First Ilyushin IL-96-400M Kicks off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Assembly of the first four-engine Ilyushin IL-96-400M wide-body passenger aircraft has begun at the Voronezh Aviation Plant (VASO) in southwest Russia. Earlier in November, the factory reported it was taking delivery of some structural components and was starting subassembly of the new version’s wing and fuselage. The design documentation for the complete aircraft is currently […]

Russian Government Changes its Plans Regarding Financing of IL-96-400M

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Russian government, which at the end of 2017 allocated four billion rubles (US$51.7 million) to the State Transport Leasing Corporation (known by its Russian acronym GTLK) to make advance payments for the purchase of two Ilyushin IL-96-400M wide-bodies (built by United Aircraft Corp), has identified an alternative use for the money. The sum will […]

Russian Government Allocates $20 Million for IL-96-400M Production Company

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Russian government has allocated some 1.32 billion rubles (US$20 Million) to the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the company which is responsible for the passenger re-launch of the Ilyushin IL-96-400M, four-engined wide-body aircraft. The financial injection will boost the registered capital of Voronezh Aircraft Production Association (part of UAC, known as VASO), the producer of […]

Russia’s UEC to Supply Powerplant for Il-96-400M Widebody

Reading Time: < 1 minute Perm Engine Company, a subsidiary of Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC), plans to begin deliveries of its PS-90A1 engines for the four-engined Ilyushin Il-96-400M widebody this year. “We are working on an initial set of engines,” says Managing Director Sergey Popov, commenting on the Il-96-400M project. “We will supply enough of these for the [Il-96-400M] […]