Tag: United Aircraft Corporation

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 […]

Russia Gains Advantage as India’s Aviation Sector Accelerates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Localizing production line under Make in India initiative puts Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation in advantageous position to tap India’s fast growing civil aviation sector. India’s emergence as the third largest aviation market in terms of domestic passenger traffic overtaking Japan and now just behind China and the US comes as an opportunity for major aircraft […]

New Planes Coming in 2017 to Turn the Next Page in Aviation History

Reading Time: 6 minutes The year 2017 is considered to be a big leap for the aviation industry. Together with improved editions of the most popular aircraft, absolutely new machines are believed to appear on the market. So, what to expect? COMAC C919 The aviation world‘s hopes, fears and curiosity six years ago rested with the question whether China’s […]

Russia Plans To Stop Using Tu-154, Tu-134, Il-62M Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has issued instructions to study the possibility of replacing the Tupolev Tu-154, Tu-134 and Ilyushin Il-62M passenger planes by new Russian counterparts, Kommersant daily writes on Friday citing sources close to the Russian Defense Ministry and air carriers’ management teams. “Consultations are now underway with the industry to select the […]