The Russian MC-21 airliner will be displayed for the first time outside Russia at the Teknofest Istanbul Aerospace and Technology Festival (TIATF) to begin tomorrow in the Turkish capital in which it arrived today marking its first international flight. The aircraft flew from Zhukovsky airfield outside Moscow earlier and arrived in Istanbul after a three hour flight earlier today
Turkey is contemplating buying Beriev Be-200 firefighter planes and a senior official has reportedly flown to Moscow on September 9 in order to examine the aircraft, Turkish media have reported. “I am going to Russia on Monday to look into Russian firefighters planes
A Russian man has been accused of stealing jet engine technology from America's GE Aviation to help Russia's Aviadvigatel, part of state-owned UEC, design jet engine gearboxes for a large aircraft. The US Justice Department announced on Thursday that it arrested the Russian man Alexander Yuryevich Korshunov, 57, and a former director for GE Aviation's Italian subsidiary named Maurizio Paolo Bianchi, 59, for the theft of jet engine technology from 2013-2018
DynCorp International has won a $88.7 million modification contract to provide organizational, intermediate and depot-level maintenance and logistics support to over 300 Beechcraft aircraft belonging to the US Navy
Brazilian Air Force (FAB) has formally received the first of its 28 ordered Embraer KC-390 multi-mission aircraft, set to replace Brazil's ageing fleet of C-130 Hercules planes. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the FAB and Embraer after Brazil sealed a deal for 28 Embraer aircraft and initial logistical support in 2014
Singapore-based Clermont Group acquired 70% equity stake in Israeli electric aircraft development company Eviation. Eviation is striving to become the first-to-market manufacturer of an all-electric propulsion aircraft, named Alice
Irkut Corp of Russia has started tooling, raw material sourcing and other preparations for the mass-production of the MC-21-300 passenger aircraft even as the airliner is undergoing its final set of certification tests. Ravil Hakimiv, General Director of Irkut together other company executives said during a press conference at MAKS 2019 event in Moscow that all the main confirmation tests to prove the main characteristics of the aircraft had been completed
The order book of Boeing for MAX aircraft could shrink by 35 jets as Russia's Avia Capital Services is looking to cancel the order in addition to suing the US plane maker for $225 million compensation. The Moscow-based company has filed a lawsuit in the US claiming over $225 million from Boeing
Irkut Corporation will present MC-21-300 new generation passenger aircraft for the first time at Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019. The aircraft participating the MAKS flying display is the FTV-1, which has performed maiden flight
Two Brazilian C-130 Hercules military planes have been sent to the Amazon state of Rondonia to put out the massive fire raging in the worlds largest tropical rain forest from over two weeks. The warplanes have been sent to dump thousands of gallons of water on the burning forests
The Portuguese Government and Embraer yesterday signed a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 whose delivery will start in 2023. Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest
The export version of Il-112VE light military transport aircraft is set to make its debut at MAKS-2019 international air show to be held later this month. “At MAKS 2019, Russian manufacturers will be unveiling the fifth-generation Su-57E multi-role fighter jet and the Il-112VE light military transport aircraft, the hottest and most anticipated new products of recent years
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