Ulyanovsk region large aircraft production. The plans — to release to 18 aircraft per year. Now local businesses commissioned by the Ministry of Defense collect the IL-476. The contract was signed on 38 liners. In the future, according to aircraft manufacturers, the number of applications for one of the most reliable cars will only grow.
Having received a large order from the Ministry of Defence to supply modernized Il-476, Ulyanovsk aircraft manufacturers parts makers invited to participate in this project and thus create a single aviation cluster. Now it includes 170 enterprises, and this figure will rise.
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On the way from the airport Bangor (United States) to Ukraine the world’s largest heavy transport aircraft An-225 "Mriya" landed in Shannon (Ireland), reports key.aero May 22. Arrive at the airport due to the Irish as the organization of the normal period of rest for the crew.
Arrival "Mriya" (the name given in the original aircraft as Myra — approx. "VP") to Shannon attracted great interest of aviation enthusiasts who knew in advance about the event through the media and blogs. Thanks to the great length of the runway — 3,200 meters — Shannon is
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With students of the third year Military Training and Research Center of the Air Force (Air Forces VUNTS) "at the Air Force Academy professor NE Zhukovsky and Y. Gagarin "on the air base of the Southern Military District (SOUTH) in the Stavropol region for the first time carried out a planned flight tactical exercise on modern Su-25SM and Su-25.
The exercise, which runs from May 27 to 31, attended by more than 100 pilots onboard experts and representatives of ground services, 16 aircraft and 50 units of special military
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The 100th anniversary of flight, "Russian Knight"!
article by Alexander Samsonov sitewww.topwar.ru(With abbreviations)
May 26, 1913 made the first flight of the world’s first multi-engine aircraft, "Russian Knight" engineer Igor Sikorsky. Young engineer created this machine as a prototype for further exploration. It could accommodate both two and four motor. The plane was originally called "Grand" or "Big Baltic", and after some modifications was named — "Russian Knight".
August 2, 1913 plane set a world record for duration — 1 hour 54 minutes. This aircraft, surpassing in size and take-off weight
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Following the new economic trends in the country, Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation to begin training in the field of technical operation of unmanned aerial vehicles. Training will be organized as part of the university implemented the basic educational programs operational focus, the press service of MSTUCA.
This was the rector MSTUCA Boris Eliseev said late last week during the ongoing Russian Transport Ministry foresight session devoted to the adjustment of development strategy of the vocational training system in the transport sector. The relevant discussion was held within the framework of the work on the
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Alexei Tupolev was born May 20, 1925 in Moscow. His parents — Andrey and Yulia N. Tupolev. Have not graduated from high school, he was evacuated with his parents in Omsk. After graduating from high school in 1942, he entered the KB AN Tupolev designer. His first design work — the tail end of an wooden fuselage of the Tu-2, adopted in mass production in order to save scarce metal during the war.
In 1943 he returned to Moscow, he entered the Moscow Aviation Institute. S. Ordzhonikidze. Upon graduation comes in KB per team projects led by
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At the airport in the town of Zhukovsky completed flight tests of the modernized Il-76MD-90A.
The crew under the command of the honored test pilot of the Russian Federation, the hero of Russia Nicholas Kuimova made 19 of 22 planned test flights by checking the functioning of all systems of the aircraft ahead of schedule. Currently, technicians flight test and development base of "IL" is completion of the aircraft in order to prepare it for transmission to carry out further tests the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. At the conclusion of the joint state tests
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The report’s author — Alexander "Russos" Popov
1. Kind of opened the hangar is breathtaking. Airplanes! And not just in
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The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation and JSC "Beriev Aircraft Company. GM Beriev "(part of the United Aircraft Corporation) signed a contract for the supply of six amphibious aircraft Be-200ES type. The press service of the Beriev Aircraft Company.
"The two aircraft will be delivered in the basic Be-200ES, the following four aircraft will be delivered in the form of Be-200PS function without fire. The total amount of the contract — 8,408,100,000 rubles, "- said in a statement the company.
It is planned that in one Be-200ES and two
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Armenian airline Armavia, launch customer of the new Russian airliner Superjet, expects to receive the first car in February and March of this year. Despite the difficult burden pioneer of concerns about the quality of the new aircraft the airline is not. President of Armavia Baghdasarov promises himself to fly on the first flight of the aircraft, and recalls that the project manager to create Superjet is his compatriot Mikhail Pogosyan. On what hope Armavia holds the new liner, told RBC daily SERGEY the old man told Baghdasarov.
— Mikhail Ivanovich when Armavia will receive aircraft Superjet? You have
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