Tag: PD-14

MC-21 Narrowbody to Sport Russian PD-14 Engines from 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Aviadvigatel PD-14-powered version of Russia’s new-generation Irkut MC-21 narrowbody is scheduled to be rolled out in Q2 2019 following system checks and tests of the engine’s compatibility with the aircraft, Sergey Popov, managing director of UEC – Perm Engines, has announced. There are currently three PD-14 examples being assembled for testing purposes. These powerplants […]

Russia’s PD-14 Turbofan Engine Enters Third Phase of Flight Tests

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Aviadvigatel PD-14 engine program has entered the third phase of flight tests, United Engine Corporation (UEC) reports. The phase is intended for verifying the results of the previous, pre-certification test flights, after which the Federal Air Transport Agency is expected to issue a type certificate for the powerplant. A single production-compliant flying prototype is […]

Russia Produced 930 Aircraft Engines in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Frigate Ecojet To Get MC-21’s Engines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s United Engine Corporation has been approached by the developers of Frigate Ecojet project to power this perspective new-generation aircraft with four PD-14. This engine is being developed for MC-21 program. The four-engine version of Frigate Ecojet, dubbed Freejet, has been in the works since July this year, and now its designers have started negotiations […]

PD-14 Engine Tests For MC-21 Aircraft To Be Completed This Year

Reading Time: 1 minute Specialists will complete the final certification stage of flight tests of PD-14 perspective aircraft engine for the new Russian passenger jet MC-21 by the end of 2017, Managing Director of UEC-Aviadvigatel company Alexander Inozemtsev told TASS on Monday. US Pratt & Whitney PW 1400G engines are currently mounted on the airplane. “The second stage of […]

Russia to Prepare for Serial Production of the PD-14 Engine for MC-21

Reading Time: 1 minute The United Engine Corporation (UEC) in 2017-2025 intends to invest 21.9 billion rubles in the modernization of production to prepare the serial production of the engine PD-14. This is reported by RNS. Of this amount, 4.6 billion rubles will be used to equip production with specialized equipment. The project is financed by means of the […]

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 […]