50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Russian Federation aviation news

Russia to make domestic PD-8 engine for SSJ 100 and Be-200 planes by 2022

The Russian PD-8 engine for the SSJ 100 airliner and the Be-200 amphibious plane may be ready in 2022 and the work to mount it on the aircraft is scheduled to begin in 2023, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Chief Yuri Slyusar said at the Hydroaviasalon 2020 air show on Friday. This reported by TASS. "There is hope that we will get the engine in 2022. In 2023, we will primarily mount it on...

Simavia becomes a certified TBM Russia Service Center

Krasnodar-based Simavia has received Russian certification which enables this company to operate as an authorized Service Center for TBM very fast turboprop aircraft in Russia and the countries of Armenia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. The FAP-285 certification, issued by Russia’s Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsiya), recognizes Simavia’s engineering quality and...

Rostec starts assembling parts for the first Russian offshore helicopter Mi-171A3

Russian Helicopters started production of the first pre-production prototype of Mi-171A3 offshore helicopter. Flight tests of the state-of-the-art rotorcraft are to start on the summer of 2021. The first Mi-171A3 offshore helicopter is being built by several plants forming part of Russian Helicopters which specialize in serial production, and JSC “National Helicopter Center Мil&Kamo...

One million seats for under £35 - British Airways

British Airways has today released one million seats for under £35 each-way.* The seats are available across popular routes including, but not limited to, Athens, Bologna, Copenhagen, Dublin, Glasgow, Milan, Venice, Newcastle and Naples. Customers must book by 22 September to benefit from these fares. Also reduced are a large selection of Club Europe fares to 60 routes. These include...

Rosaviatsiya certified electronic documentation for Ansat helicopters

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) granted the Russian Helicopters holding the approval to make a major change to the Ansat helicopter type certificate. The event took place during the International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2020 This document will enable operators to use full electronic documentation with the helicopters. The approval for &quo...

Russia Newest Aircraft Maintenance Complex - Sheremetyevo Airport and Rossiya Airlines

Sheremetyevo International Airport inaugurated its new hangar complex for aviation service and maintenance of Aeroflot Group aircraft on September 15. Construction of the hangar complex was completed in 12 months, a record time for the construction of complex technical facilities of this kind in Russia, and JSC SIA invested more than $ 57 million in the proj...

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant carried out modernization of production equipment for stamping and machining

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has successfully implemented an investment project for creating modern, high-performance stamping and machining production. The production facility no. 64 went through a major overhaul during the process. The project was aimed at developing new stamping technologies, the introduction of seam...

Mi-171A2 certified in South Korea

The South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) has validated the type certificate of Mi-171A2 helicopter, serially produced at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding company (part of the Rostec State Corporation). Validation of Mi-171A2 certificate confirms the compliance of design with local flight safety requirements and authorizes its use in...

Russian Helicopters to deliver first Mi-26T2 to the Ministry of Emergency Situations

Russian Helicopters and the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations agreed on the delivery of the first heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter to the department's needs. The contract was signed during theInternational Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2020. Mi-26T2 is an upgraded version of the Mi-26T heavy transport helicopter. It has received modern avionics, enabling operations at any time of the...

Preliminary results of MC-21-300 tests on engines protection against water penetration summed up

Irkut Corporation summarized the preliminary results of MC-21-300 aircraft ground testing, which confirmed the possibility of operating the aircraft in presence of water on runway.  During the period from 16 to 22 July 2020, the MC-21-300 aircraft performed 29 runs and 3 taxing on water at speeds from 10 to 150 knots (1 knots = 1.852 km/hour) at various configurations of mechanization and pow...

LA-8 and L-42 amphibious aircraft will help to count Polar bears in the Russian Arctic

Starting from the 1-st of August, in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federationwill be held test flight counting of polar bears. The expedition is organized within the framework of the project "Host of the Arctic", initiated by Federal service for supervision of natural resources of the Russian Federation (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment) and International Env...

S7 Technics has started production of tactile stickers in Braille for aircraft interiors

S7 Technics specialists were the first in Russia who have released sets of stickers in Braille, which will be used to equip the cabins of aircraft of Russian airlines. In accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Transport No. 290 dated 02.08.2018, which sets out the requirements of the Rosaviatsia for aircraft purchased on the basis of contracts concluded after January 1, 2020 by operators...