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First flight of Il-112V rescheduled for 2018

The first flight of the new Il-112V military transport aircraft has been rescheduled for 2018, whereas its serial production will start in 2019, President of the United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar said on Wednesday. "Serial production hasn’t been rescheduled. Besides, we are launching this plane ahead of the plan, as these planes were set for 2021. Now we are ready to start in...

Russian Helicopters presents light multirole VRT500 helicopter at MAKS-2017 for first time

Russian Helicopters holding company, part of Rostec State Corporation, has presented the light multirole VRT500 helicopter developed by the VR-Technologies design bureau at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. The VRT500 is a light single-engine helicopter with coaxial propellers and 1,600 kg of take-off weight. The aircraft will have the largest passenger and cargo c...

Russia's Defense Ministry may get new cutting-edge amphibious helicopter

Russian Helicopters (part of the Rostech corporation) are ready to design a new amphibious helicopter if the Russian Defense Ministry is interested in this rotorcraft, the company’s press service told TASS on Wednesday. "Considering the tasks faced by the Russian Defense Ministry, in our opinion, there is need for both upgraded Mi-14 helicopters and an advanced amphibious helicopter,...

Mi-28NE Helicopter to Take Part in MAKS-2017 Flight Program for 1st Time

The Mi-28NE Night Hunter modern attack helicopter will for the first time take part in the flight program of the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS, which kicked off earlier in the day in Zhukovskiy, near to Moscow, the Russian Helicopters company said in a press release on Tuesday. The Mi-28NE is the export version of the ordinary Night Hunter and Mi-28UB helicopters, it was...

Irkut Corporation is to take part in MAKS-2017

Irkut Corporation (a UAC member) is to take part in the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. Aircraft manufactured by the Corporation will participate in the flight program and will be presented at the display area. For the first time at MAKS-2017, the “Russian Knights” aerobatics team of the Russian Air Force will fly six Su-30SM aircraft. These multirole super-maneuve...

Russia's Main Airshow to Feature Model of Eco-Friendly Supersonic Passenger Jet

A mock-up model of Russia's new hydrogen-powered high-speed passenger plane will be on display at the MAKS-2017 airshow, due to kick off in Zhukovsky outside Moscow on July 18. The Russian Zhukovsky Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) will present a prototype model of Russia's advanced hydrogen-powered passenger plane at the upcoming MAKS-2017 International Aviation and...

MiG Aircraft Corporation reveals details of MIG-35 demonstration flight

Russia’s advanced Mikoyan MiG-35 fighter jet will be rolled out at the MAKS-2017 International Air Show, while demonstration flights are expected to take place at the Army-2017 international military forum, Chief Executive Officer of the MiG Aircraft Corporation Ilya Tarasenko said. "We will roll out our MiG-35 aircraft at the MAKS-2017 air show, we also plan to hold talks on its exp...

Cutting-edge multipurpose helicopters to be showcased at MAKS-2017 air show

The Russian Helicopter company will showcase two versions of the Mi-8AMT helicopter, which is manufactured by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, at the MAKS-2017 International Air Show. The first version will be multi-purpose, capable of carrying out medical evacuation and transportation of cargo and personnel, and the second version will be a VIP version, the company’s CEO Andrey Boginsky told report...

The A350-900 visits MAKS air show in Russia

Airbus displays the world’s most modern and efficient aircraft The world’s most advanced aircraft, the Airbus A350-900, will visit the international aviation and space salon MAKS in Russia  from the  18th to 23rd July in Zhukovsky. The A350-900 flight test aircraft, MSN002, will take part in flying displays and be on static for cabin visits on 18th and 19th&...

Fursan Al Emarat arrived to Zhukovsky

On July 11, aircraft of UAE National Aerobatic Team the Fursan Al Emarat (the Knights) arrived at Ramenskoye airfield of Gromov Flight Research Institute. Flight and technical crew members will be acquainted withstationing conditions of the airfield, undergo a necessary training by the specialists of Gromov Flight Research Institute, and on July 12, practice flights will begin. Visitors...

Holographic panels to be used to showcase newest aircraft and helicopters at MAKS 2017

Rosoboronexport, a member of Rostec State Corporation, will display Russian-made products at the MAKS 2017 airspace salon using state-of-the-art exhibition technologies. "For the first time, Rosoboronexport will use holographic panels to showcase its armament and military equipment and display the products at MAKS 2017 in the form of an interactive multi-screen presentation featuring the h...

News from MAKS 2017 AIRSHOW (MAKS2017)

Today, International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS holds one of the leading positions among the world's largest aviation forums and it is well-deserved.

The main objective of MAKS is to demonstrate achievements of Russian high tech and receptiveness of the domestic Russian market to joint projects with foreign partners.

During MAKS, top Russian officials are available for business communication. MAKS offers a unique opportunity to those involved in the aviation and space industry business to get to know the opinion of decision-makers generating decisions on key issues related to the development, production and sale of aviation equipment and weapons.

MAKS provides a comprehensive insight into the priorities and achievements of the Russian aerospace industry. Some prototypes of aircrafts and combat systems as well as experimental units that for one reason or another cannot be shown abroad, are demonstrate exclusively at MAKS.

MAKS provides a unique opportunity to experts in the field and businessmen for establishing multi-level connections, further developing industrial cooperation and finding new business partners. The key role of the Aviation Salon as a generator of new alliances and productive ideas is recognized worldwide.

MAKS is held in Zhukovsky – the town synonymous to the aviation science and technology – at the airfield of the country's central test base – Gromov Flight Research Institute. Guests of the Salon can familiarize themselves with the biggest Russian scientific, production and experimental hubs located in the close proximity.

Scientific conferences and round tables held under the auspices of the State Scientific Center of Russia – TsAGI (the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute) constitute a significant part of the MAKS program. This is where scientists and experts can exchange opinions about most heated topics of the current and future development of the aviation and space industries.