The opening of the airport, Shevlin and piloting a glider (PHOTOS)

The report’s author — Alexander "Russos" Popov

Aug. 25 opening, and quite simply air show, airfield "Shevlin" — the closest to date to Moscow airfield small aircraft. The highlight of the event was piloting a glider, which took place at the end. But it was worth the wait. Thanks to the organizers for a wonderful day and mood.

(C) Russos, 2011

1. Volunteer-spotter.

2. Doletnym glider with a motor. Blast off on it can not, but you can fly to your destination.

3. By the way, the price of a new, modern glider can reach up to 100,000

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Tu-204SM has been successfully tested in the tropics

Upgraded medium-haul passenger aircraft manufactured at the plant "Aviastar-SP" has passed the next phase of flight certification tests in the United Arab Emirates and returned to Russia. Experts said that the flights took place at temperatures up to 47 degrees Celsius. On the day held one or two tests. All systems of the aircraft proved to be positive.

The future plans of the company — the Tu-204SM tests under conditions of intense electromagnetic fields, after which the flight crew must perform a series of special tests, including operation on a wet runway. Fully certified medium-range Tu-204SM to be completed

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For MS-21 made the first black wing

In Russia completed the production of the console so-called "black wings" for the new mainline aircraft MS-21, fully formed from composite materials, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Yuri Slusar.

"We have quite a serious phase, associated with the manufacture of wing panels, completely made of composite," — said Yu.Slyusar on International Aviation and Space Salon "ILA 2012" in Berlin.

Yu.Slyusar reported that certified aircraft MS-21 is scheduled to end in 2016, and mass production to begin in 2017.

"The aircraft has a new engine. Moreover, two kinds. This engine "Pratt & Whitney" and

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Tu-204SM has been successfully tested in the tropics

Upgraded medium-haul passenger aircraft manufactured at the plant "Aviastar-SP" has passed the next phase of flight certification tests in the United Arab Emirates and returned to Russia. Experts said that the flights took place at temperatures up to 47 degrees Celsius. On the day held one or two tests. All systems of the aircraft proved to be positive.

The future plans of the company — the Tu-204SM tests under conditions of intense electromagnetic fields, after which the flight crew must perform a series of special tests, including operation on a wet runway. Fully certified medium-range Tu-204SM to be completed

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ZAO Aviastar-SP produces the final assembly of the third Superjet

In "Aviastar-SP" from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, came third aircraft Sukhoi Superjet100 (RA-89011), which today is in the production of final assembly.

The customer is the Federal airliner flying company "Yakutia". From the previous two Superjet it is distinguished by its bundle. It provides a large walk-in closet, as well as individual air cooling each passenger air conditioning system, and therefore, subject to finalization of large luggage racks, which are refining specialists B / E Aerospace. The first planes were common system of SLE. In this regard, the product design changes have been made.

— Such equipment is fulfilled for the first time

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All Russian long-range aviation took to the air for training

Russian Air Force conducted large-scale exercises long-range aircraft. In the air rose about 90 aircraft from ten airports of the country. Among them — all strategic missile air base in Engels. Crews worked through the interaction in combat missions.

The bright cloud of ocher back of the plane, short run — and the flagship Russian strategic aviation, missile carrier Tu-160, takes to the skies. Get out from under enemy attack, fly to a given point, under the guise of his fighters perform tactical missile launches, to dogfight enemy fighters. Such large-scale challenges to the air base were

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Russian Air Force conducted large-scale exercises long-range aircraft

Photo: RIA Novosti

Russian Air Force held large-scale four-day exercise long-range aircraft. With ten airports in the air have risen about 90 aircraft. Among them — all strategic missile air base in Engels (Volga region).

The crews of the Tu-160 and Tu-95 practiced interaction in combat missions. They had to get out from under the attack of the enemy, to fly at a given point, under the guise of his fighters perform tactical missile launches and give a dogfight.

To date, the maximum flight duration turboprop Tu-95 is 42 hours with four fill-ups, said "Lead. "

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Motor Sich will supply engines for the Russian Be-200 amphibious

Motor Sich will deliver before the end of year 4 for aero-engine aircraft Be-200 Beriev production. Beriev, told reporters on Friday, CEO of Zaporozhye aircraft engine company Vyacheslav Boguslaev.

"We have a job to put reversers on the engines for the aircraft Be-200, which will improve the technical properties of the aircraft. This year, from October to December, we have to put the engine on four Beriev company" — said V.Boguslaev to "Gidroaviasalon-2012."

Motor Sich is also planning to develop a Beriev Aircraft Company. Beriev cooperation on small machines Be-32 and Be-103, added V.Boguslaev.

In addition, for

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Amphibians tend upwards (Gidroaviasalon 2012)

"Beriev Beriev name" and the Ministry of Defence signed a pre-contract agreement for the supply department of eight amphibian aircraft Be-200. This was on September 7 in Gelendzhik on the international Exhibition "Gidroaviasalon 2012" said the company’s CEO Victor Kobzev.

Six of Be-200 will be the normal design, and two modified under the airborne command posts. According Kobzev already been agreed and the price at which the Ministry of Defence to get the plane, but it has not yet been disclosed. The cost of the contract he estimated in the range of 14 billion rubles. As

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In Lipetsk Region opened the first phase of the complex of small aircraft

In the village of Sharshki Usman district on Tuesday, 4 September, the official opening of the plant for the production of light motor aircraft. Single machine series "Sigma" for the original construction of the Americans got the nickname "Russian flying egg."

The company plans, in addition to the Vehicle Assembly Building, the construction of a complex consisting of a command-and-control center, training center, hotels and other facilities.

— Such companies need Russia as air, — the head of the Lipetsk region, Oleg Korolev. — Now the country faces an acute problem of low mobility. To solve it, you

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