Tag: Ilyushin

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 […]

Ilyushin is Ready to Establish a Serial Production of IL-114-300

Reading Time: 1 minute Ilyushin Aviation Complex (part of the United Aircraft Corporation) is ready to start serial production of Il-114-300 aircraft as soon as possible, which will replace the fleet of imported planes used by Russian air carriers for inter-regional flights, reported by Ilyushin press service. “We understand that the regional aviation market is very promising, and in […]

Russian Airlines Will Need 2,000 New Aircraft by 2035

Reading Time: 3 minutes Russian airlines will require from 1,700 to 2,000 new passenger aircraft through 2035. More than a half of this number, from 1,100 to 1,300 units will be mainline airliners, Russia’s vice-minister for transport, Valeriy Okulov forecasted. The government hopes to meet with demand with locally made commercial aircraft. “The average annual acquisitions rate stands at […]

Russian Government to Invest in Ilyushin Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian government plans to invest RUB20.4 billion ($350 million) in Ilyushin Il-114-300 aircraft and RUB17.2 billion in long-haul, widebody Il-96-400 aircraft in 2018-2019. The investments were disclosed by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at the first meeting of the newly created government aviation board March 6. Last year, the government allocated RUB52 billion to […]

Russia’s Il-76MD-90A’s First Flying Prototype Passes Initial Trials

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s first flying prototype of the Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter has passed the initial phase of its factory tests with the Aviastar-SP airframer. The airlifter has been ferried to Zhukovsky where Ilyushin’s test facility is located, Aviastar-SP’s press office told TASS today. “En route from Ulyanovsk to Zhukovsky, the crew led by Honored Test Pilot, Hero […]

Russian Plane With AWACS-Styled Radar to Make Maiden Flight in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute The airborne A-100 Premier system will be set on an Ilyushin Il-76MD plane for the first test run due next year. It was dubbed an airborne lab and given the codename A-100LL. “The aim is to test and fine-tune Premier avionics on an A-100LL and then move it onto an Il-476. If everything goes as […]