Mass production of PD-14 engines for the MC-21 aircraft has begun signaling a major acceleration of the Russian project to product a medium-haul airliner to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. “In January 2020, the first engine products for installation on the latest Russian aircraft MS-21 were already delivered to the Irkutsk aircraft plant,” Oleg Yevtushenko, executive director of Rostec, the parent company of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) told RIA Novosti Monday
Russia's MiG Corporation has developed a new automatic, digital control system to be fitted on upgraded MiG-29 and MiG-35 aircraft for easy landing of the jets. “Engineers of MiG Corporation received a patent for an automatic control system for an aircraft during approach
Russia's first "deeply modernized" Tu-160M bomber made its first flight on Sunday. "Today our first deeply modernized Tu-160M bomber successfully performed its maiden flight
Russian Su-57 stealth fighter jet program, considered Russias answer to the United States F-35 and F-22, has completed 10 years since its first flight on January 29, 2010 but yet to enter squadron service. While Russian Air Force has placed 76 orders for the jet in 2018 the serial production is understood to have suffered a setback following the crash of the first serial Su-57 some 110–120 km away from the Dzyomgi Airport, Khabarovsk Krai, during the final stage of its factory trials due to malfunction of the control system
Nearly two weeks after Russia's sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov was engulfed in a major fire, a Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter crashed near Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the country's far east on Tuesday, making it the first casualty of the stealth jet. "The pilot of the ill-fated plane that crashed during a training flight ejected safely
Russia has completed testing of Sukhoi Superjet SSJ100 airplane with horizontal wing tips dubbed “Saberlets” at Zhukovsky, near Moscow. “Tests of two SSJ100 jets (bearing manufacturer serial numbers 95032 and 95157) with the horizontal wing tips was successfully completed
Russias Il-76MD-90A transport plane has completed logistics tests and initial factory flight tests, state-owned UAC announced on Friday. The aircraft will be flown to the base in Zhukovsky after undergoing remaining factory flight tests, where second round of testing will commence, UAC said in a
One of the rarest fighter aircraft ever to leave the drawing boards, the Russian Su-47 ‘Berkut, also called C-37 was on display at last weeks MAKS airshow in Zkukovsky near Moscow. A dramatic upgrade in technology compared to the Mig-29 and the Su-27, the Su-47 was a leap to the fifth generation
A rooftop-kissing Su-57 stealth fighter jet of Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) created a sensation during the late afternoon hours of August 29 when it flew close to buildings at the venue of the MAKS air show in Zhukovsky near Moscow. Coming into land after a spectacular flying demonstration, the jet, one of three prototypes flying at the event, took a turn towards the offices of leading aerospace firms which are placed parallel to the runway and flew close to rooftop level near the UAC chalet
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed Turkish President Erdogan the cockpit of the Su-57 stealth fighter jet setting off speculation that Ankara was looking at an alternative to the F-35 should the United States completely cut off Turkey from the program. After both presidents addressed a gathering at the MAKS-2019 show in Zhukovsky near Moscow , Putin invited Erdogan to see Russias newest fighter jet whose export version, the Su-57E officially made its public debut today
India is seeking to buy additional 18 Russian-made new Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets, Deputy Director of Russias Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov told reporters on Tuesday. Drozhzhov was quoted as saying by TASS that Russia is processing Indias request for the purchase
Russias MC-21 aircraft successfully underwent the second certification tests by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). During the certification tests, EASA experts evaluated the behavior of MC-21-300 aircraft in various modes at altitudes till 12,000 m
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