Tag: MC-21

Irkut MC-21’s PD-14 Engine Begins Second Stage of Testing

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) has started the second stage of PD-14 engine testing for the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. The tests are conducted at Flight Research Institute at Zhukovsky near Moscow. Irkut is a subsidiary of Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. During the second stage, UEC said “the performance of the PD-14 engine will be tested […]

FAA Certifies Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1400G-JM Engine

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1400G-JM engine to power Irkut’s MC-21 aircraft. With this milestone, Pratt & Whitney now has three certified PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine variants. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. “This milestone is another huge step forward for the PurePower engine […]