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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" —
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October 12, 2011, Moscow — Successfully completed additional certification tests of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) to enhance the conditions of operation of the aircraft of this type in the highland airports. Trials which has been involved experimental aircraft SSJ100 (serial number 95004) was held from 14 to 30 September at the airport in the Mexican city of Toluca-based geo-high 2,580 yards. October 10 aircraft returned to Zhukovsky. In the course of ground and flight tests confirmed operability of systems, on-board equipment, sustainer and auxiliary power units and aircraft confirmed the declared take-off and landing of the airplane.
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Students Department of airplane and helicopter, Novosibirsk State Technical University (NSTU) began the school year on a new educational program developed jointly faculty Faculty of aircraft (LAF) and the leadership of part of the holding "Dry" Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association. VPChkalov (NAPO). Now the department will prepare qualified specialists, adapted to the requirements of modern aircraft production.
According to the company "Sukhoi", a new program introduced discipline required for successful operation of future graduates in aircraft manufacturing association — "Modern methods of doing business", "Best Practices in Manufacturing Enterprise", "Fundamentals of ERP-systems", etc.
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Constructors KNRTU-KAI has successfully tested the device outlandish — UAV, flying up and sitting down in a helicopter and fly in an aircraft. The university assured that this is not just a nice experiment, but the work that has immediate practical value. Debriefing reporter tried to "Business Online».
The idea of an airplane-helicopter aircraft designers have long occupied. But here is to create such a device has proven extremely difficult. Today the only scheme satisfying Aircraft-helicopter-conditions — a tiltrotor. This is an aircraft that combines the vertical takeoff and landing by helicopter to the principle of high-level
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Basic enterprise energy cluster of Yaroslavl region "Saturn" has received further confirmation of the high quality of its products. Reached 1000000 hours total time on GTD-6RM created in 2000 on the basis of aircraft and since 2002 working in the gas turbine-12 "Saturn".
These engines can be harvested from the resource nodes exhaust of aircraft engines, which significantly reduces their price, but, as shown by "million mark" does not reduce reliability. GTD-6RM works in any climate and are now successfully rotates the gas turbine in Zelenograd, Naryan-Mar, Omsk, Surgut, Moscow, Ivanovo, Ryazan, Smolensk, Volgograd, Rostov, Vologda,
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October 3, Kimry inaugurated the first phase of the complex for the production of heat exchangers for the air conditioning systems of civil aircraft JSC "Hamilton Standard-Nauka".
The total investment is about 500 million rubles. The number of jobs: 350.
CJSC "Hamilton Standard-Nauka" — a joint venture of NGOs "Science" (owned 38.78% of the shares) and the US-based United Technologies Corporation.
NGO "Science" delivers integrated air conditioning systems in such company as "AVIASTAR" CAPO, VACO, "Aircraft Engine", etc. 90% of Hamilton Standard-Nauka exported and used by leading aircraft manufacturer in the world.
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JSC "Tupolev" and "Aviastar-SP" signed a memorandum of intent with the Syrian airline «Syrianair» the supply of new passenger aircraft Tu-204SM. «Syrianair» — state airline that traffic in more than 50 cities in the world. Under the terms of the proposed contract provides for an initial delivery of three Tu-204SM, since 2013. In the next phase of the partnership, in order to organize after-sales support, JSC "Tupolev" will create on the basis of airline «Syrianair» Service Center Tu-204SM.
Tu-204SM — domestic passenger airliner of JSC "Tupolev", which provides the latest achievements of the Russian
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Certification tests to assess community noise of a new passenger airliner Tu-204SM performed according to the method of the European Aviation Safety Agency, and are successful. Pre-processing of the results shows that the actual data within the design. This is the director of certification of "Tupolev" BS Minor. According to him, currently runs a special aircraft certification tests to assess community noise. The program is approved by the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee. B.S.Maloy noted that "the test — not simple, tough and far from ordinary. Acoustic parameters measured at different heights atmosphere, including humidity
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The joint tests Sukhoi SU-34 was successfully completed. Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin signed on September 19, act on the results of tests in which it recommended that the new machine into service. It is supposed to be put into operation 120 aircraft of this model until 2020. According to the plans of the Ministry of Defence aircraft to replace outdated Su-24 bombers, which, however, do not write off completely, and leave to perform their respective tasks. Supplies to be carried out in several stages. Thus, the Russian Air Force will receive at the disposal of five squadrons of Su-34
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