Irkut Corp has displayed a new advanced simulator of the MC-21-300 aircraft at the Paris Air show 2019.
The procedural simulator of MC-21-300 has been upgraded after the successful flight tests. The central part of the simulator is the unified MC-21 aircraft cabin module. The module enables to form different variants of training devices.
According to the press release, the simulator has the latest versions of consoles and controls design, display and alarm systems of cockpit, upgraded software and hardware system for the visualization of cockpit environment. The simulator touch panels simulating a complete ceiling console is replaced with a full-featured simulator. The special software and mathematical software that simulates operation of aircraft systems has also been updated.
Russian MC-21 airliner program which had been delayed due to American sanctions on acquiring composite technology has moved back on track with a Russia-based AeroKompozite announcing the development of wings and other structures made from composites. The announcement was made by United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) which is the lead agency for developing the passenger plane on its Twitter account Monday
The third iteration of the Irkut MC-21-300 aircraft has completed its maiden flight, at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate of Irkut Corporation (a UAC member). The duration of flight was 1 hour 30 minutes at an altitude of 3500 meters at a speed of up to 450 kmph, the company said in a statement Saturday
Prevented by US sanctions from using Pratt & Whitney engines in its MC-21-300 airliner project, Irkut Corporation of Russia will roll out its first serially manufactured plane with the PD-14 engine made by United Engine Corporation (UEC). Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov who visited the Irkutsk aviation plant today said "under unfavorable conditions, we will be ready to switch only to domestic engines
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have completed the first flight session for certifying Russian airliner MC-21, the Russian manufacturer Irkut Corporation said in a press release. During the certification tests, the behavior of MC-21-300 aircraft was evaluated in various modes, including high angles of attack and stalling
Russia has appealed against a US decision to impose sanctions against Aerocomposit, a company tasked with making wings made from lightweight composite material for its MC-21-300 airliner project which is currently undergoing prototype testing. Earlier Kommersant business daily wrote that the deliveries of materials for MC-21s composite wings from the United States and Japan were halted due to the US sanctions against Aerocomposit
Airbus helicopters and French Ministry for Transport (DGAC) announced at the Paris Air Show 2019, that their new hybrid light helicopter demonstrator will perform its first flight next year. At the event, they launched a research project aimed at demonstrating the use of a hybrid propulsion system on board H-130 single-engine helicopter testbed
An electric-powered airplane christened “Alice,” capable of carrying nine passengers with a 650 miles range and having cruising speed of 276 mph has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 by its developer, Israeli firm, Eviation. “Operating at a fraction of the costs of conventional jetliners, our Alice will redefine how people travel regionally and usher in a new era of flying that is quieter, cleaner and cost effective,” Eviation CEO Omer Bar-Yohay said
Embraer and ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to develop next-generation P600 AEW (Airborne Early Warning) aircraft, based on the advanced Embraer Praetor 600 business jet, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show. The primary sensor of the P600 AEW is the IAI/ELTA 4th generation Digital Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar with integrated IFF capabilities
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Russian Illyushin to Deliver Beriev Amphibious Aircraft to US, Chilean Customers Russias Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft have been ordered by the AMerican firm Seaplane Global Air Services, and Chile at the Paris Air Show 2019 being held in the French city of Le Bourget. Deliveries of the aircraft are scheduled to take place in 2020-2021
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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