Tag: UAC

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 […]

Third MC-21-300 Flight Test Aircraft Construction Completed

Reading Time: 1 minute Irkut Corporation (a UAC member) completed construction of the third MC-21-300, intended for flight tests. On December 25, the aircraft was transferred from the final assembly shop to the flight test unit of Irkutsk aviation plant. Testing results of the first MC-21-300 aircraft passing certification tests were taken into account in the production of the […]

Fuselage of MC-21-300 Aircraft Delivered to Zhukovsky

Reading Time: 1 minute The fuselage of the MC-21-300 aircraft, designed for endurance tests, was delivered to the Ramenskoye airfield (the city of Zhukovsky) from the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a branch of Irkut Corporation (part of the UAC). Specialists of the Corporation together with employees of enterprises participating in cooperation and TsAGI staff will assemble the MC-21-300 […]

Superjet 100 Loses its Sukhoi Nametag

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Irkut Corporation, producer of the country’s MC-21 advanced airliner, has been handed full control of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) after receiving all of SCAC’s shares. SCAC was previously fully owned by Sukhoi Company and the change of ownership is part of an overall plan to create a fully-fledged, autonomous commercial aviation division under […]

Russian Government Allocates $20 Million for IL-96-400M Production Company

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Russian government has allocated some 1.32 billion rubles (US$20 Million) to the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the company which is responsible for the passenger re-launch of the Ilyushin IL-96-400M, four-engined wide-body aircraft. The financial injection will boost the registered capital of Voronezh Aircraft Production Association (part of UAC, known as VASO), the producer of […]

UAC and COMAC Approved the General Layout of CR929 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute On 6 June United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) approved the general layout of CR929 long-range wide-body aircraft. The parties agreed as to the aircraft principal geometry – wing span and shape, fuselage length, fuselage nose and tail section dimensions, aircraft fins sizing and form, location of engines, landing […]

Russo-Chinese CR 929 Program Passes Critical Design Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Board of Directors of China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC), the joint venture between Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and China’s COMAC, has approved the critical design review (CDR) of the widebody long-haul airliner family dubbed CR 929, to be designed jointly by the two countries. UAC confirms that the program has passed the […]

Irkut And SCAC To Be Merged Into UAC Corporate Center

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ongoing reform of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will see its corporate structure transformed into a single company and converted to a single share, reads the corporation’s statement. The process will involve merging the corporation’s subsidiaries Irkut Corporation and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), transforming them into a so-called corporate center. The decision was […]

Russian-Chinese Long-Range Wide-Body Aircraft Project To Cost $13 Bln

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian-Chinese project to develop a long-range wide-body airliner will cost about $13 billion, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company Vladislav Masalov said on Monday. The Sukhoi head made this statement after an official ceremony of opening the office of the project’s operator, which was held in the headquarters of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of […]