Tag: Rostec

Rostec Takes Ownership of 83% of UAC

Reading Time: 1 minute In line with the Russian government’s October decision to hand control of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to state-owned technology and aviation giant Rostec, the latter is pushing ahead to take over UAC’s shares from current owner Rosimuschestvo, the federal agency for state-owned property management. The integration process was originally scheduled to be completed within 18 […]

Rostec Assembles the 300th SaM146 Current Engine for the SSJ 100

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 300th Russian-French SaM146 current engine for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft has been assembled at UEC – Saturn (operating as part of Rostec’s United Engine Corporation) and delivered to Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company. To date, the SaM146 engine fleet has logged over 700,000 flight hours. The SaM146 is an integrated power plant that […]

Kazakhstan Orders Russian Mi-35M Helicopters

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s state-owned Rostec subsidiary Russian Helicopters plans to supply Kazakhstan with four Mi-35M combat helicopters in 2018. According to the company, the sale is part of a military modernization effort for both countries, and strengthens strategic cooperation between their respective armed forces. The new rotorcraft will be used to replace Kazakhstan’s aging fleet of Mi-24 […]

Aeroflot Cancels Eight A350-800s

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot Airline has canceled an order for eight Airbus A350-800s, Airbus revealed in a presentation at an annual press briefing. Airbus confirmed to ATW the Russian flag carrier has 14 A350-800s on order. The order change was made in November 2016. In 2007, Aeroflot ordered 22 A350s, comprising eight -800s and 14 -900s. Because the […]

Russia-India Sign Agreement to Jointly Produce Ka-226T Helicopters

Reading Time: 1 minute The signing of the agreement was in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The joint venture for local production of the helicopter is a profoundly new and substantial step in the development of cooperation beyween India and Russia. The fleet of Russian-made helicopters in India is over 400 […]

Russia’s Upgraded Night Hunter Helicopter Makes Its First Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian Helicopters rotocraft manufacturer, part of state hi-tech corporation Rostec, plans to deliver a pre-production batch of upgraded Mil Mi-28N “Night Hunter” helicopters to the Defense Ministry in 2018, Russian Helicopters Head Alexander Mikheyev said on Wednesday. We plan the pilot pre-production batch of helicopters for delivery in 2018,” he said. The prototype of the […]

Russia’s Technodinamika to Open Component Repair Center in Africa

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Technodinamika, a part of state-owned Rostec, plans to open an aviation service center branch in Africa to provide local operators with parts and components for Russian- and Soviet-built aircraft, ATWonline reported. The local representative office, which is scheduled to open in 2018, will also perform parts and components repair. Technodinamika did not disclose the […]