November 6, 2010 in JSC "Aircraft Engine" has successfully made the first start-up and testing of the gas generator started demonstrator PD-14 for the prospective family of aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines.
The launch was preceded by careful preparation and checking of all systems of the test stand, a unique complex instrumentation.
Running a gas generator demonstrator held as scheduled and is one of the key events in the process of creating a future Russian engine. In the early hours of the tests successfully measured more than 800 parameters gasifier. Currently the data is being processed. Testing of the gas generator demonstrator continues in accordance with the scheduled program.
Program to create a family of aircraft engines and gas turbines on the basis of unified gas generator is one of the priority projects of the United Engine Corporation.
"The new engine for the Permian of the main plane of the XXI century, which is developing the" Corporation "Irkut" — not its only possible purpose, — the Minister of Industry and Trade Minister Viktor Khristenko. — It can also be used to equip the aircraft such as Super Jet-130, the Russian-Indian MTA (Medium Transport Aircraft), numerous modifications of the Il-76 transport. "
According to preliminary forecasts of experts, production of PD-14 engine will allow Russian companies to increase share of global aircraft engine up to ten percent.
JSC "Aircraft Engine" — a leading Russian design bureau to develop gas turbine engines for aircraft and industrial applications, is included into "United Engine Building Corporation" — 100 -% specialized subsidiary of OJSC "UIC" OBORONPROM "for engine assets.
JSC "OPK" Oboronprom "- multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. It is a part of "Russian Technologies". The main tasks include helicopter (JSC "Russian Helicopters"), engine (MC "United Engine Corporation") and others. The corporation sales in 2009 exceeded 130 billion rubles.
Press service of "Aircraft Engine".