Russia to Set Aside $113M to Improve MC-21 Engine

July 13, 2022 @ 12:13 PM

Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced a tender for the improvement of PD-14 engines MC-21 passenger aircraft. Under this plan, Russia plans to remove limitations of the engine, increase the resource, as well as maintenance intervals and increase reliability

Rostec Creates Automatic Control System for SSJ-NEW Airliner Engine

January 28, 2022 @ 05:36 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC), a subsidiary of Rostec, has created an automatic control system (ACS) for the new PD-8 aircraft engine, which will power the SSJ-NEW passenger airliner. The equipment that controls the operation of the power plant, including thrust parameters and fuel consumption, is assembled on the basis of...

Turkish Aerospace to Manufacture Half of Monthly Engine Cover Requirement for Boeing...

August 10, 2021 @ 08:00 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will produce half of the monthly engine covers required for all Boeing 737 aircraft under a contract finalized with the American plane maker on Monday. TAI will start producing engine covers for single-aisle family of Boeing 737s from 2025

Russian PD-14 Engine for MC-21 Airliner passes ICAO Emission Certification Test

February 8, 2021 @ 10:04 AM

The PD-14 engine designed to power Russias MC-21 airliner has cleared emission tests conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The corresponding addition to the PD-14 type certificate was received by UEC-Aviadvigatel, United Engine Corporation (UEC) said in a statement

Russia’s MC-21 Airliner Prepares for First Flight with Domestic PD-14 Engines

November 11, 2020 @ 05:42 PM

Upsetting United States' sanctions regime, Russias Irkut Corporation has completed the construction of an MC-21-310 prototype for flight with a locally-made PD-14 engines. The domestic engines will replace Pratt & Whitney (P & W) engines whose supply was halted by the Trump administration invoking sanctions against Russian defence entities

Russian MC-21 Airliner Applies for Fresh Certification to fly with Domestic Engine

October 21, 2020 @ 10:51 AM

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has accepted applications for approval of major changes to the certificate of the MC-21-300 aircraft- for the installation of PD-14 engines and for use of domestic composites in the main structural elements of the airframe. The airliner will get a new designation- MC-21-310 and is likely to be flown for the first time at the MAKS 2021 event in Moscow

Sound-Absorbing Components of MC-21's PD-14 Engine Developed

July 29, 2020 @ 11:23 AM

Russias ORPE Technologiya has developed resonance-type sound-absorbing structures and burn-in-panels of PD-14 engine to United Engine Corporation (UEC) for testing. Rostec

Russian PD-14 Engine successfully "tried on" on MC-21-310 Plane

July 24, 2020 @ 07:01 AM

Russia's state-owned Rostec announced Thursday it completed installation testing of locally manufactured PD-14 engine on MC-21-310 prototype aircraft. Russia's MC-21-300 fitted with local engines has been renamed as MC-21-310

First Flight of All-Electric Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Plane

May 29, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

MagniX has conducted the first flight test of the 750-horsepower magni500 all-electric propulsion system on a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan plane in Moses Lake, Washington on May 28. "Following in the footsteps of the worlds first flight of the all-electric commercial aircraft – the eBeaver with Harbour Air – the eCaravan will showcase one of the worlds most-used Middle-Mile aircraft going all electric," the company said in a release

Russia to Test MC-21 Airliner with Locally-made PD-14 engines later this year

May 24, 2020 @ 02:52 PM

The long delayed testing of the Russian MC-21 airliner with the domestically-made PD-14 engine will begin later this year. “In the near future we should install engines on an experimental aircraft in order to start testing this year,” Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov was quoted as saying by tvzvezda TV on Friday

General Electric Engines To Power Chinese COMAC C919 Jet

April 8, 2020 @ 10:49 AM

General Electric (GE) has been granted a license to supply CFM LEAP-1C engine to power China's COMAC C919 narrow-body jetliner slated to go into service next year. "We received notification that GE Aviation has license approval for engines for the C919," a spokeswoman for GE told Reuters on Tuesday