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In mid-October, the total flight time of aircraft grade AN-148 assembly Voronezh Aircraft Company ("VASO") in the airline "Russia" has exceeded 20,000 hours, the press service of the VACO.
This kind of figure is a milestone for the aircraft class and regional approaches to better performance, including, for machines and the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers, noted at VACO.
Operation 148-100V AC "Russia" began in December 2009. Currently, the airline’s fleet has six aircraft. Flights on these boards Voronezh assembly performed in more than 20 destinations, including 18 cities in Russia, 2 — in the CIS
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Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex Beriev and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia signed the instrument of transfer seaplane Be-200ES "Peter Strelets," reports the airport. Photo source:beriev.com
The transfer took place at the Emergencies Ministry aircraft airfield Beriev Taganrog, and after the actual delivery of the Be-200ES it will be based in Krasnoyarsk. The aircraft will become part of the Siberian Regional Emergency Center.
Beriev Beriev name and FEMA signed pre-contract agreement for the supply of seaplanes in September 2010. Later, the parties reached an agreement on the transfer of MES in 2011 of two
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7 and October 9, 2011 new amphibious aircraft Be-200ES successfully completed takeoff, landing and water filling tests in the Azov and Black Seas. Summary, from 4 to October 9, 2011 it was made 6 flights with a more than 20 flying hours, including takeoffs from water. Also it was fill and discharge water tank for more than 20 times.
Under the command of experienced test pilot, Hero of the Russian Federation Robert Tatevosovich Yesayan, test flights passed successfully.
So as testing program for amphibious aircraft completed, new one is ready for use. After mid-October 2011
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Opening Air Show in Le Bourget. 1999. Russian pilots demonstrate super-maneuverable aircraft with thrust vectoring Su-30MK. Late withdrawal of a dive, fighter tail touches the ground. At extremely low height of a burning fighter catapulted the two pilots.
"The energetic spurt from that — the beyond — the world into the current good, joyful world" — so commends the catapult at the time director of programs for aircraft rescue NPP "Star" Vladimir Rafeenko.
Ejection seats and saved the lives of pilots in May last year. At the training Yak-130 at Lipetsk pilots lost control. "Refused plane, pilots
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Moscow. October 20. Airports — JSC "Aircraft Engine" is developing a new PS-90A3u (y — unified), reported on October 19, held the conference "Actual problems of operation and maintenance of engines PS-90A" Managing Director — General Designer of the "Aircraft Engine" Alexander Inozemtsev.
He noted that the decision to create a new modification in the family PS-90A engines driven by the need to offer existing and future customers, the operator drives created on the basis of modern design solutions and concepts, and the possible implementation of stated improvements and the construction of a new engine, and
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According to the press-service of JSC "Tupolev" in Zhukovsky flight test and lapping base (ZhLIiDB) frequency tests completed airframe, landing gear and control system of the Tu-204SM.
The tests were carried out by specialists of the Central Aerodynamic Institute (TsAGI), with the participation ZhLIiDB and JSC "Tupolev". The resulting research data are the basis for the developed evidence of the safety documentation from flutter, shimmy and vibration "elastic plane — an automatic control system." The frequency characteristics serve as the basis for the analysis of possible deviations from the norms of operation for the life of the
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In Zhukovsky begin fatigue tests awaited Il-476 — deeply modernized version of a military transport aircraft Il-76. In the Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) in Zhukovsky from Ulyanovsk taken center section (middle part of the fuselage) and the wing of a prototype of the new aircraft.
Lifetime tests of the new transporter, the production of which is set at the factory "Aviastar" must end in the spring of 2012, after which
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About 200 Su-25, consisting of the Air Forces of Russia, will equip a new sighting and navigation system. It will allow aircraft to "work" at any time of day beyond enemy air defenses and use precision-guided weapons. Now Stroevo Su-25, to hit the target, we have too much for her to approach. The enemy has time to find the plane and open fire with anti-aircraft guns. So were lost three aircraft in Georgia.
— Guided weapons to extend the distance to the target, attack aircraft is now optional to enter the zone of the MHA (small-caliber
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Swiss airline Comlux bought two aircraft and entered into an option contract for the supply of two Sukhoi Business Jet (SBJ). This was reported in the press release Comlux Aviation. Thus, the Swiss company has become the first buyer of Vip-aircraft version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100.
Amount of the contract, together with the option of 200 million dollars. Delivery of the first two aircraft is scheduled for 2014. Prior to the flight of aircraft interior design division of Comlux will be created in the United States, which is responsible for the commissioning of the aircraft.
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Three machines will be used for flight testing, and two — for land. For series production aircraft at the Samara plant equipped with a special production area. There will be assembling the glider, and installation of basic units and aircraft. It was reported earlier that "Progress Samara Space Center" is going to produce up to 12 cars per year. "Rysachok" is a twin-engine nizkoplan and is designed to replace the legendary corncob "An-2". The new aircraft is designed to train civil aviation pilots, and can carry 10 passengers or 1.5 tons of cargo. Flight distance "Rysachka" —
Continue reading Progress Samara Space Center has completed production of five test aircraft Rysachok