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MAKS-2019 - Russian Helicopters to present three civilian novelties

Russian Helicopters Holding Company three new civilian products at the MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon. The medium-sized multi-purpose Ka-62, the first serial Mi-38 helicopter, and a light-weight Ansat, whose VIP cabin is designed in the Aurus brand style,  will be presented at the show for the first time. The Ka-62 medium-sized multi-purpose helicopter will make its debut...

MAKS-2019 - UAC to showcase MC-21 and CR929 advanced commercial aircraft

United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will represent its advanced commercial, military and transport aviation products during the International Aviation and Space salon MAKS, which will take place in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, from August 27 to September 1, 2019. «During this important home-run event, we demonstrate to public our leading products. With the consistent UAC strategy implementatio...

MAKS 2019 - LAROS-31 sports and aerobatic aircraft project to be presented

The LAROS-31 design bureau has been working on the development for about three years. As a basis for the project, the design bureau specialists took a series of the best Soviet-era sports aerobatic aeroplanes Su-26, Su-29 and Su-31, which were produced by the Sukhoi Design Bureau in 1983-1997. The project roadmap consists of two stages. The first phase included work on improving the aerodynamic...

MAKS-2019 - Boeing will sign a number of agreements with Russian companies

Boeing Company will announce new strategic initiatives and sign agreements with Russian partners at the International Aviation and Space Salon, according to the press service of the American aerospace manufacturer. “Agreements will be signed with Russian partners and will strengthen long-term obligations within the framework of the company's partnership with the Russian aerospace indu...

MAKS 2019 - Russian Debut for Embraer’s newest and largest ever passenger jet

Following a successful tour through China, Japan, and Asia Pacific, Embraer’s latest Profit Hunter, the E195-E2, will make its Russian debut at the upcoming Moscow air show, MAKS-2019. Featuring the quietest cabin and lowest emissions of any single-aisle jet, as well as a special ‘Tech Lion’ livery covering the entire aircraft, the jet is set to make quite an impact. Spea...

MAKS 2019 - The Cosmonaut Training Centre will present an IL-76MDK laboratory aircraft

The Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (CTC) has formed a large-scale program of participation in the International Aviation and Space Salon. In particular, the L-39 training aircraft, the AS-350B3E Eurocopter and the IL-76MDK Laboratory aircraft, which will host an exposition dedicated to special types of cosmonaut training, will be demonstrated. The IL-76MDK laboratory aircraft will appear bef...

MAKS-2019 - CIAM will present the developments on a hybrid power plant

Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Motors will present promising scientific and engineering solutions and technologies at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, including those on electric motors and hybrid power plants, as reported by the Institute's press service. Among the full-scale specimens that will be located at the CIAM stand as part of the joint exposition of the...

We are Siberia. S7 Airlines returns to its old name to preserve Siberian forests.

S7 Airlines, Russia’s largest private airline, is temporarily returning its historical name, Siberia Airlines, and is launching an initiative to make up for the loss of forests inflicted by the wildfires in Siberia. The forest fires in the Siberian region have already spread over more than 3 million hectares (11,500 square miles). We&...

Russia and Turkey have discussed deliveries of SSJ 100 and MC-21 and joint production of helicopters

Russia and Turkey have discussed deliveries of Russian SSJ 100 and MC-21 civil aircraft and joint production of helicopters, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said on Friday after a session of the Russia-Turkish intergovernmental commission. This reported by TASS. "As for the industrial sector, we discussed deliveries of helicopters and the establishment of a joint venture for the...

Ka-32 helicopters to be used in firefighting in Turkey

Russian Helicopters delivered three Ka-32A11BC multipurpose helicopters to Turkey. The machines will be used in firefighting. In July 2018 contracts were signed with KAAN Air (Turkey) for delivery of three Ka-32A11BC multipurpose helicopters. Currently all three are handed over to the customer. The rotorcraft were purchased primarily for firefighting purposes. “Ka-3232A11BC is the...

A Joint International Training by Gazpromneft-Aero and IATA

The only international training seminar of its kind in Eastern Europe dedicated to the jet fuel supply to airports will be held by Gazpromneft-Aero in cooperation with IATA Fuel Quality Pool. The event will be held on July 22-26, 2019 at Gazpromneft-Aero’s refueling station at the Tolmachevo international airport in Novosibirsk, one of the six worldwide sites certified by...

Russian Helicopters to start additive manufacturing of parts in 2020

  In 2019, Russian Helicopters Holding Company is planning to re-engineer approximately 30 different helicopter parts to be manufactured using 3D printing technology and integrate them to serial production starting from 2020. "This year we are finishing the re-engineering of around 30 different parts and details that will be manufactured using additive technologies. These parts are...