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New financial products from Russian Helicopters at Singapore Airshow 2020

Russian Helicopters and its partners presented financial products for foreign customers of Russian-made helicopter equipment at Singapore Airshow 2020. A specialized multimedia presentation at the company's stand demonstrates opportunities for receiving financial support for helicopter technology purchases. The multimedia stand both allows show participants to learn about the l...

Russian Helicopters to present its civilian line at Defexpo 2020

Russian Helicopters will exhibit a line of its latest civilian helicopters at the Defexpo international exhibition to be held in the Indian city of Lucknow from February 5 to 9.The light multipurpose Ansat helicopter, as well as heavy Mi-171A2 and Mi-38, will be available to the show guests and participants for viewing at the Russian Helicopters stand. In addition, the holding company experts...

First PD-14 aircraft engine arrived to Irkutsk aviation plant for the installation on MC-21

In January PD-14 aircraft engines were delivered from UEC-Perm Engines to Irkutsk Aviation Plant (IAZ). They will be installed on Russian MC-21-300 airliner the flight tests of which will start in the mutually agreed by UAC and UEC timeframes. This reported by UEC Perm Engines press-service. For the first time PD-14 engines have covered the distance of almost 4 thousand kilometers by speci...

Sheremetyevo Airport Officially Opened Terminal С

Sheremetyevo International Airport's new passenger terminal - built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards - was opened to the public. The official opening ceremony was attended by Aleksandr Yurchik, Transport Deputy Minister of Russia; Aleksandr Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency; Igor Bryntsalov, Head of the Moscow Region Duma; Aleksandr Ponomarenko, Chai...

The seventh freedom of air starting early 2020 at Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport

Starting January 1, 2020, Pulkovo Airport will introduce the seventh-freedom rights regime for foreign airlines to fly to St. Petersburg. The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation approved a list of 30 countries. “We are grateful for the tremendous support from the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transp...

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Named World Most Punctual Airport

Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world's most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review. SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time. SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports, and the category for Large Airports. The rankings come from Cirium...

Aeroflot named Best China-Europe Transit Airline

Aeroflot has once again been recognised as the Best Airline for China-Europe Transit. The award was given to Aeroflot for the second consecutive year at the Stars Awards ceremony 2019, which took place in Shanghai at the St. Regis Shanghai Jingan hotel. The Stars Awards recognise the leading international companies in the Chinese travel industry, including global airlines. Winners of the Star...

Joint state tests of Mi-26T2V helicopter started

Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) and representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense started joint state tests of Mi-26T2V heavy-lift military transport helicopter which are to last until the end of 2020. As part of Russian Helicopters' program on upgrading the heavy Mi-26 helicopter for the Russian Aerospace Forces, in 2018 Rostvertol produced a p...

SSJ100 meets the European standards for controller–pilot digital private communications

SSJ100 aircraft has successfully completed test flights and proved the performance capability of ATN system in real conditions in Europe. The installation of this system today is relevant primarily for the operators flying to EU countries. Equipping of all civil passenger aircraft with ATN system starting from February, 2020 is a mandatory requirement of the European aviation authorities for fligh...

SCAC has obtained Major Change Approval for SSJ100 with horizontal winglets

SSJ100 aircraft with horizontal winglets (saberlets) has successfully accomplished a series of flight tests following the results of which Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company has obtained a Major Change Approval from the Federal Air Transport Agency of the Russian Federation. First aircraft with the winglets has been delivered by SCAC to Severstal Aircompany (AC tail number is RA89135). The main adva...

A series of wind tunnel tests of the standard model has been completed under CR929 program

The next stage of wind tunnel tests has been completed under the program of China-Russia Long-Range Wide-Body Commercial Aircraft (LRWBCA) CR929, which is being jointly created by PJSC “United Aircraft Corporation” and the “Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China”. The wind tunnel simulation of High Speed Standard Model (HSM) which was jointly designed by COMAC and UA...

Mi-171A2 helicopter certified in India and Colombia

Mi-171A2 helicopter was certified in India and Colombia. It allows Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) to start exporting the latest modification of the multirole civilian helicopter. The Civil Aviation Department of India confirmed that the standard design of Mi-171A2 complied with Indian civilian aviation requirements (CAR). The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviatio...