PAK FA made the first long flight


Fifth-generation fighter T-50 PAK FA performed the first long flight from Komsomolsk-on-Amur in Zhukovsky near Moscow. About this in his microblog on Twitter at Thursday, January 17, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

According to Rogozin, the aircraft is equipped with almost full complement of avionics and surveillance and attack systems. Jan. 16, "Interfax" referring to a source in the aviation industry said that the fourth flight model aircraft (T-50-4) flew in from KnAAPO Gromov Flight Research Institute to continue the tests.

From Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Zhukovsky T-50-4 piloted honored test pilot Hero of Russia Sergey Bogdan.

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Company Sukhoi was the country’s largest aircraft manufacturer

OJSC "Company" Sukhoi "completed all the stages of merger of three subsidiaries — JSC "Sukhoi", JSC "KnAAPO them. YA Gagarin "and JSC" NAPO. VP Chkalov "and received a notice of termination from 1 January 2013 the activities of these companies as separate legal entities

The structure of a single legal entity now come in as branches

Novosibirsk Aviation Plant. VP Chkalov,

Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant. YA Gagarin,

EDO "Sukhoi", as well as

Representations in the Republic of India, Vietnam and China.

Logo JSC "Sukhoi Company"

The consolidation

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Serial freighter Il-76MF made its first flight

The first production of military transport aircraft Il-76MF 30 September 2010 first took to the air, RIA Novosti reported. Flight of the transporter was held at the airport of Tashkent Aircraft Production Association named after Chkalov. The plane stayed in the air 38 minutes running test pilot Nikolai Kuimova. Development of IL-76MF was conducted from the beginning of the 1990s. The first flight of the prototype aircraft made in August 1995. Transportnik created on the basis of IL-76, developed in the early 1970s and is the most popular heavy military transport aircraft in the world. With the start of

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80 years old Ilyushin KB

January 13, 1933 was established the Development Department, headed by Sergei Ilyushin.

"Sergei was not a prominent designer, but well versed in matters of aviation, and most importantly, it appears that he wanted to create with his young staff — says the correspondent of the" living legend "- chief designer of OKB Ilyushin in the years 1970-2005, academician, Hero of Socialist Labor Henry Novozhylov.

We are sitting in his office on the fourth floor of the famous KB. At the entrance to the building on the pedestal stands the

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Modernization of Tomsk airport Bogashevo


January 14. Interfax-Siberia — Tomsk airport "Bogashevo" replaced the equipment of aircraft landing to receive them in a more adverse weather conditions, the press service of the airport terminal.

Tomsk center of air traffic services at the end of 2012 received a certificate of fitness for the operation of landing, surveillance radar, short-and dalneprivodnogo beacons.

The report notes that the introduction of the new equipment will improve safety and increase the reliability of the means of navigation.


Airport Bogashevo (Model)

Now the aircraft may land

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State tests completed bench APU and engine D-27, An-70B

Successfully completed the state benchmark tests cruise vintoventilyatornogo D-27 engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) TA18-200-70 military transport aircraft An-70, said "AviaPort" deputy general director and chief designer of "Scientific and Production Enterprise" Aerosil " Leonid Plakhov.According to him, at the end of December 2012 was successfully completed state benchmark tests APU TA18-200-70 An-70 aircraft. All necessary acts on the results of the tests have been signed and are in a statement. Simultaneously, the Ukrainian company "Ivchenko-Progress" has successfully completed testing of the main engine D-27.

In the production plans of NPP "Aerosil" for 2013 do

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Air Force RF-2012: on the threshold of the jump


MiG-29 SMT. Source: JSC RAC "MiG"

2012-the year of the first truly mass-update the Russian Air Force. War Department sent dozens of cars of different classes, which allows you to create whole units already on the new technology. In the coming years, this process should dramatically improve the ability of the Air Force combat missions, including overseas.

Rearmament: not only the number


Messages on the supply of new and upgraded military equipment has ceased to amaze: re-applies to all branches of the armed forces of Russia. More interesting

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Another IL-76 for China

Designed to supply China military transport aircraft Il-76MD in the new color scheme and a supposedly "ferry" registration number B-4034. Zhukovsky, 10.01.2013 (c) Vyacheslav Babaevsky /

At the airport of "Flight Research Institute named after Gromov" in Zhukovsky near Moscow at the beginning of January 2013 there was a military transport plane Il-76MD with identification marks and the PLA Air Force in a new unusual blue and white coloring. This aircraft is one of two Il-76MD, acquired for China from having Air Forces of Belarus within the framework of the contract in 2010 FSUE "Rosoboronexport" to supply

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Completed Phase 1 trials of a new auxiliary power unit for the An-124

Moscow. January 11. Airports — The first phase of flight testing of gas turbine auxiliary power unit TA18-200-124 developed by JSC "Scientific and Production Enterprise" Aerosil "An-124-100 was successfully completed at the end of 2012, said" AviaPort "deputy general director and chief designer of the company Leonid Plakhov. He said the test flights on the An-124-100 were carried out on the aircraft, the aircraft owned by the developer. After working for the first phase of flight tests of the APU, the aircraft was transferred to a commercial operation, as it is at the expense of funds earned in

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UAC starts modernization of air carriers

Ulyanovsk, September 10. The Russian authorities have prepared a plan for modernization of a number of airlines, said the day before the head of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Alexei Fedorov, after the meeting with the Prime Minister on the development of civil aviation, RIA "Novosti". He said the plans for the modernization of concern Voronezh, Kazan aircraft plant and the Ulyanovsk "Aviastar-SP". Fedorov said that the "Aviastar" has already begun technical upgrading. "The first machines are in the shops, its first products. We have signed contracts for a further 35 centers rather expensive, that should go into "Aviastar"

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