Russian Titanium Supplier, VSMPO-Avisma Added to U.S. Export Restrictions List

September 26, 2023 @ 09:55 AM

Russian VSMPO-Avisma, a supplier of titanium to Airbus and other European aircraft manufacturers, has been placed on a U.S

Russia's UAC Advances MC-21, SJ-100 Aircraft Deliveries to Aeroflot from 2025 to

September 12, 2023 @ 10:42 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has advanced deliveries of MC-21 and SJ-100 aircraft to Aeroflot airlines from 2025 to 2024 having completed the process of replacing western components with domestically-made ones. Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec Corp

Import-Substituted Russian 'Superjet' Completes its First Flight

August 29, 2023 @ 09:08 AM

Russias state-owned Rostec has announced that the prototype of the 'SJ-100' short-haul aircraft, equipped exclusively with domestically sourced components, has completed its inaugural flight. The flight lasted 54 minutes, taking place at altitudes of up to 3,000 meters and reaching speeds of up to 343 km/h

Russian SJ-100 Aircraft with All Indigenous Parts Passes Nose Landing Gear Test

August 28, 2023 @ 04:17 AM

A prototype of the Russian short-haul airliner SJ-100 fitted with only country-made parts has finished test runs with the front landing gear off the runway. The next stage of factory testing will be the first flight of the aircraft

Russia Proposes to Transfer Western-component Based SSJ-100 Jetliner to India's HAL

August 16, 2023 @ 06:07 AM

Even as Russia is replacing foreign components in its Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) regional jetliner, it had sent a proposal to Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to transfer older Western component-based aircraft to India. This information was revealed by a source from United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to Defense Mirror at the...

Aeroflot Sends its Airbus A330-300 to Iran for Maintenance

April 10, 2023 @ 06:03 PM

Russias Aeroflot has sent one of its Airbus A330-300 aircraft to Iran for maintenance, the Russian news website RBC reported on Monday.This comes amid Western sanctions banning not only flights to and from Russia but also the maintenance of aircraft belonging to Russian airlines by Western manufacturers such as Boeing and Airbus

Boeing to Develop Large Lightweight Wings to Accommodate Fuel-efficient Engines

January 20, 2023 @ 12:17 PM

Boeing is leading a team tasked to develop a Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) to accommodate advanced propulsion systems for fuel-efficient aircraft. The technologies demonstrated and tested as part of the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) program will inform future designs and could lead to breakthrough aerodynamics and fuel efficiency gains

Russian Govt Agency Approves Improved Domestic Wing, PD-14 Engine for MC-21 Airliner

December 30, 2022 @ 01:17 PM

Russias Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) approved major changes to the standard design of the MC-21 aircraft related to the installation of the Russian PD-14 engine and composite wings. Documents confirming the amendments to the liner's certificate were handed over to Irkut Corporation, a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) on December 29

Raytheon Completes 1st Engine Run of Regional Hybrid-Electric Flight Demonstrator

December 21, 2022 @ 12:06 PM

Raytheon announced the first engine run of the regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator, marking a key milestone towards flight testing, targeted to begin in 2024. The propulsion system's initial run took place at Pratt & Whitney's innovation facility in Longueuil, Quebec and performed as expected

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

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