Rostec Subsidiary Triples Aircraft Engine Parts Production with 3D Printing

December 9, 2022 @ 02:36 PM

The Center for Additive Technologies (TsAT), a subsidiary of Rostec increased the production of aircrafts engine parts using the 3D printing method by 179% or 2.8 times in 2022

China Delivers First C-919 Aircraft to Operator, its Competitor to Airbus A320...

December 9, 2022 @ 02:20 PM

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) delivered the first C919, China's first domestically-developed narrow-body passenger jet, to China Eastern Airlines in Shanghai on Friday morning

Last Boeing 747 to Join Atlas Air's Freighter Fleet

December 8, 2022 @ 11:16 AM

The last Boeing 747 to be manufactured left the company's widebody factory in advance of its delivery to air freight operator, Atlas Air in early 2023."For more than half a century, tens of thousands of dedicated Boeing employees have designed and built this magnificent airplane that has truly changed the

MC-21 in Rossiya Livery Arrives in Zhukovsky for Joint Operation Training

November 30, 2022 @ 03:01 AM

The prototype MC-21 aircraft of the Irkut Corporation of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), previously painted in the livery of the Rossiya airline, arrived at the flight test and development complex of the OKB im. A

First Russian MC-21 Airliner Receives Rossiya Livery

November 25, 2022 @ 05:45 AM

The first Irkut narrow-body MC-21 airliner was painted with Rossiya livery ahead of the aircrafts delivery. The liner will be operated by Irkut Corporation, a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) for the training of flight instructors for Rossiya Airlines

Russian MC-21 Airliner Passes Lightning Tests

October 18, 2022 @ 05:34 AM

Russias state-owned United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced that the MC-21 single-aisle airliner has cleared lightning tests. “A complex of tests on the impact of lightning on the elements of the empennage and wing of the MC-21 aircraft, made from domestic composite materials, has been completed,” UAC said in an

Second MC-21 Airliner Prototype Makes Flight with Russian PD-14 Engines

October 7, 2022 @ 06:42 PM

The second MC-21 aircraft completed its first flight with domestic PD-14 engines, Russias state-owned Rostec has announced. The aircraft took off from the airfield of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a branch of UACs subsidiary Irkut Corporation

China's C919 Large Passenger Aircraft Completes Airworthiness Certification

October 1, 2022 @ 08:47 AM

Chinas C919 large passenger aircraft has completed airworthiness certification in September. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday, was briefed about the design, manufacturing, experimenting, test flights, and airworthiness of the C919 aircraft

Work Begins on Russian-Chinese Wide-Body Airliner Project

September 16, 2022 @ 07:25 AM

Initial design of Russian-Chinese long-haul wide-body airliner, the CR929, is starting to take shape, as per reports citing a top official at Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). "The aircrafts general technical plan has been approved, and suppliers of the sections of the body and tail have been defined by now

Airbus, Boeing to Lose Russian Market as Aeroflot Signs 339 Aircraft Deal...

September 7, 2022 @ 05:28 AM

Russian airplane maker, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and national airline, Aeroflot, signed an agreement of intent to purchase 339 aircraft including 210 MS-21, 89 SSJ-NEW and 40 Tu-214 under leasing terms from 2023 to 2030. Yury Slyusar, General Director of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and Sergey Aleksandrovsky, General Director of Aeroflot, signed the agreement at the VII Eastern Economic Forum on Monday

Rostec Conducts 100th Flight of MC-21-310 Aircraft with Russian-made Engine

August 9, 2022 @ 12:32 PM

Rostec has announced the hundredth flight of the MC-21-310 medium-haul airliner fitted with domestic PD-14 engines at Zhukovsky near Moscow. The aircraft is undergoing a flight certification test program at the Flight Research Institute (LII) named after V

Rostec Develops Bird Protection System for Passenger Aircraft

August 6, 2022 @ 06:37 AM

Ruselectronics holding, a subsidiary of Russias state-owned Rostec, has developed a bird protection system for airports - Orni. The system is able to track the flight of up to a hundred birds simultaneously at a distance of up to 21 km