Safran, UEC to Develop Modification Engine for Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:53 AM, May 28, 2018
  • 4415
Safran, UEC to Develop Modification Engine for Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft
Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft (Image: Wikipedia)

French Safran and Russian United Engine Corporation (UEC) have signed an agreement for the development of the modification of SaM146 engine for the version of Russian multi-purpose amphibious aircraft, Beriev Be-200.

‘ODK-Saturn’, a part of UEC and Safran signed the framework agreement during the recently concluded St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, UEC said in a statement last Friday.

SaM146- an integrated power plant includes a turbofan engine and a nacelle (housing, separate from the fuselage, which holds engines, fuel, or equipment on an aircraft) with a reversing device. It is produced by ODK-Saturn under the terms of an equitable partnership with Safran for equipping the Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger aircraft. The engine and after-sales services are provided by PowerJet (a joint venture between Safran and UDK-Saturn).

ODK-Saturn and Safran Aircraft Engines agreed to carry out modernization (including a major revision of the digital automatic control system software) of the SaM146 engine in service to integrate it with the Be-200 aircraft and further certification of the re-motorized version. A three-year "road map" for the creation of three prototypes, designed for testing and certification was formed.

Also Read

Safran’s Ardiden 3C Helicopter Engine Gets EASA Certification

April 23, 2018 @ 11:15 AM

Safran to Supply Engines for Qatar’s NH90 Helicopters

March 28, 2018 @ 11:55 AM

Technodinamika Developing Filter Elements For MC-21, Tu-214 And Be-200ES Aircraft

July 22, 2016 @ 04:00 AM

Indonesia To Buy Four Russian Beriev BE-200 Amphibious Aircraft

October 31, 2015 @ 07:08 AM

Russia To Buy Be-200 Amphibious Planes

May 27, 2013 @ 02:38 PM

First Ground Run of Safran’s Tech TP Turboprop Engine

June 18, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Nivokombank to provide $615 Million Finance to UEC, Russian Helicopters

June 7, 2019 @ 05:02 PM

New Engine to Increase Power of Russian Mi-28NM Attack helicopter

November 28, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

Zunum Aero Selects Safran Engines for Hybird-to-electric Commercial Aircraft

October 4, 2018 @ 03:17 PM

Safran’s Aircraft Electric Propulsion System Completes First Ground Test

July 20, 2018 @ 12:43 PM

Boeing, Safran to Design, Build Aircraft Auxiliary Power Units

June 5, 2018 @ 10:31 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS