Tag: United Aircraft Corporation

First Flight of Ilyushin IL-114-300 Postponed until Late 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ilyushin, which is part of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), has revealed more details about the status of its IL-114-300 passenger turboprop programme, which it says is proceeding towards its first flight “in late 2020”. The IL-114-300, which is an updated version of the original Ilyushin IL-114 that, in the Soviet Union era, were produced […]

UAC Initiates Lawsuit Against Ukraine’s Antonov State Company

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has filed a lawsuit against Antonov State Company with the Moscow Arbitration Court, according to the data of the arbitration cases register. This reported by TASS. The lawsuit was filed on May 23, has not been accepted for hearing yet, no other details have been provided. A source in UAC’s […]

Russia Makes Further Progress with MC-21 Test Program

Reading Time: 1 minute The MC-21 aircraft developed by Irkut Corporation, which is a member of a United Aircraft Corporation, is further progressing in the flight test program. On 27 April one of the test aircraft, the MC-21-300, performed a flight from Irkutsk to Ulyanovsk Vostochny airport, where it will be painted according to production technologies. After the painting […]

Aeroflot Signs up for 100 Russian-Built Superjets

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir […]

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 […]

Ilyushin is Ready to Establish a Serial Production of IL-114-300

Reading Time: 1 minute Ilyushin Aviation Complex (part of the United Aircraft Corporation) is ready to start serial production of Il-114-300 aircraft as soon as possible, which will replace the fleet of imported planes used by Russian air carriers for inter-regional flights, reported by Ilyushin press service. “We understand that the regional aviation market is very promising, and in […]

Putin Proposes Civilian Version of Tupolev Tu-160 Bomber

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed creating a civil version of the Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber. He voiced the idea while visiting Kazan Aviation Plan to attend the presentation of the bomber’s modernized version, the Tu-160M. The newly assembled aircraft named after Gen. Pyotr Deynekin (a Soviet and then Russian aif force commander) made […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of the 35th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute On the 19th of December, 2017 the 35th SSJ100 joined the fleet of Aeroflot. The aircraft was taken as part of the agreement for 20 machines signed by the national carrier with «VEB-leasing» and the United Aircraft Corporation at the MAKS 2017 airshow. The SSJ100 with tail number RA-89099 named after the Balcar poet Kaisyn […]

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 […]

The Birthplace of New Russian Strategic Bombers

Reading Time: 1 minute An aircraft factory in Kazan is expected to become the birthplace of a new generation of Russian Tu-160 long-range supersonic bomber aircraft known throughout the world as the White Swan. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has confirmed that the assembly of the new supersonic heavy strategic bombers will be taking place at an aircraft […]