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The new mid-range domestic airplane Tu-204SM, built at Ulyanovsk aircraft plant, completes a series of tests in difficult climatic and meteorological conditions, the press-service of JSC "Tupolev".
The other day, the Tu-204SM number 64151 in the take-off and landing modes, made a series of runs on the runway (runway), coated with a layer of water. The tests were conducted in a special pool established at the airport LII. Gromov in the suburban Zhukovskom.Tselyu these tests is to assess the safe operation of the airplane in conditions of rain and the rain, to a tropical approximate.
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The first modification of the Tu-134 for the Armed Forces was teaching chart Tu-134SH. The aircraft was designed to replace the training machine of similar purpose Tu-124SH-1, which was being built by Kharkov Aviation Plant named after Lenin Komsomol.
Chelyabinsk, who had trouble with the aircraft equipment (while still in school used for training and training-mate Li-2). transferred part of their colleagues teaching machines, including Tu-124SH1. Therefore, the problem with training machines for training navigators was sharp.
Tu-134SH developed on its own initiative in the department of the chief designer (OGC) of the Kharkov
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Currently, there is information that the Main Command of the Air Force decided to restore the entire existing fleet of training aircraft Tu-134UBL and Tu-134SH and appealed directly to the Minister of National Defense with a request for the required amount of cash. According to preliminary estimates, extending the life of almost 50 aircraft will need about 20 million rubles. Modification of the Tu-134UBL used for training military pilots, and the Tu-134SH for training navigators long-range aviation.
Today, except for the Tu-134 are practically nothing to prepare, as a fallback in the form
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Three new models of fighter Su-35s arrived in the State Flight Test Center of the Ministry of Defense of Russia in Akhtubinsk its course, according to the pilots, the aircraft proved to be their best.
"They are made for Aircraft Production Association in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. All three Su-35s arrived in Ahtubinsk under its own power, having made many kilometers flight with a stopover at the airport Shagol for refueling and crew rest. According to the pilots, in-flight aircraft showed his best side, "said ITAR-TASSthe Ministry of Defense.
The Defense Ministry plans to
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Three anti-aircraft missile regiment of troops equipped with the S-400, the Minister of Defence Anatoly Serdyukov at the College of the Ministry.
"Started re parts air defense troops of S-400 systems. Today put on combat duty three regiments. Troops arrives in new anti-aircraft missile and gun system" Shell-C "- said Serdyukov.
S-400 — anti-aircraft missile system large and medium-range new generation. Designed to engage all current and future air and space attack — reconnaissance aircraft, aircraft of strategic and tactical aircraft, tactical and operational-tactical ballistic missiles, medium-range ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets, jammers, radar
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On Tuesday, the Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the first flight of the third prototype of the fifth generation aviation complex (PAK FA), told the newspaper VIEW, the press service of the company "Sukhoi".
The plane was piloted by distinguished test pilot of the Russian Federation Hero of Russia Sergey Bogdan. Fighter held in the air just over an hour and landed on the runway of the factory airfield. The flight was successful, in full accordance with the flight plan. During the flight test was conducted stability of the aircraft, the evaluation of the propulsion systems. The aircraft performed well
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At the airport of Irkutsk landed the third aircraft An-148-100E manufactured by JSC "VASO" for the airline, "Angara". The airliner was handed over to "Angara" in the framework of the signed in March 2012, a contract between an aircraft factory (part of JSC "UAC"), airline and leasing company "Ilyushin Finance Co.."
The last of the three contracted this year's production of the Voronezh aircraft carried out a non-stop flight to the airport of Irkutsk city on December 15. "The flight went without refueling in 6 hours and 10 minutes," — said the director of the An-148 "VASO" Igor Abramov.
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Third Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft (MSN 95011) intended for delivery of "Aeroflot", first took to the sky.
During the flight lasting 18 minutes 3:00 crew of test pilots GSS Leonid Chikunov and Gennady Pripuskova performed functional test aircraft systems and equipment, motor confirmed the flight characteristics of the aircraft in the operational range.
After the completion of factory flight tests the aircraft will fly in Ulyanovsk, where the company Spectrum Air will be carried out by its painted in the colors of "Aeroflot". Delivery of the aircraft SSJ100 MSN 95011 to the
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The organizers of the air show MAKS-2013 in Zhukovsky near Moscow decided to remind visitors about the past of Soviet aircraft, pointing to the static heavy transport aircraft VM-T "Atlant". This freighter was developed by OKB Myasishcheva based strategic bomber 3M.
VM-T "Atlant" at the MAKS-2013 Source: The poor Paul / "Lenta.ru,"
Heavy transport aircraft VM-T "Atlant" Source: Picture: buran.ru
When you create a new launch vehicle developers have been forced to seek the possibility of transporting large blocks rockets and spacecraft from the sites of factories in the "Baikonur" cosmodrome and
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In the near term, the world is less than 2-majestic aviation powers On days of Zhukovsky ended International Airshow «MAKS-2013». This is one of the most recognizable in the world of air shows. One indication of the highest status of «Max» is that he is under the patronage of the President of our country. Recognizable Russian journalist Mikhail Leontiev was guest of this prestigious Aviation Forum, designed to show the merits of Russian industry in the field of aviation and of cosmic technologies, and we approached him to share his views about the event ended. On the «max» is not
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