Tag: PW1400G

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

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 […]

Is Russian MC-21 Good Enough to Join the Oligopolistic Market?

The single-aisle airliner market is getting more crowded. On 8 June Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. unveiled the next domestic airliner which is believed to achieve remarkable success in penetrating the global commercial aviation market. Russians call the MS-21 their biggest investment in the revival of Russia‘s commercial aviation industry. With composite wings, Pratt & Whitney […]

What Do You Know About PW1400G, CFM LEAP-1 and PD-14?

Medium-haul single-aisle passenger aircrafts are the most popular market segment in the world of civil aviation. Until now it was presented only by the families of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. But the things are going to change since the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737MAX orders are going up. Moreover, the new players like – […]

MS-21: A Direct Rival of the B737 and A320 from Russia

Today, the MC-21 aircraft has been rolled out for official presentation in the factory of the corporation “Irkut” in Irkutsk, Russia.  As Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, the first serial production of the medium- and short-range passenger jet is planned for 2017. “This is a huge victory for our aviation industry and Irkut Corporation, our scientists, designers, […]