April 12, 2012, Rybinsk. — Today, on the International Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics, JSC "NPO" Saturn "certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the production of mass-produced engines SaM146.
Managing Director of JSC "NPO" Saturn "Ilya Fedorov:" Presentation of the certificate of approval of the industrial organization (Production Organisation Agreement, POA) — a truly historic event. After passing a series of EASA certification audits and received a certificate of JSC "NPO" Saturn "affirmed the right to organize their own work on the production of advanced and reliable products for the European market, to organize supervised NPO" Saturn "produced by other enterprises in Russia and abroad, to choose their own suppliers to the motor SaM146.
"Saturn" was the first Russian company to earn a certificate of approval of the industrial organization in EASA on the issue of civil engines. This fact puts us in a line with leading international manufacturers of gas turbine engines. " Quality Director of JSC "NPO" Saturn "Sergei Antropov:" The recognition of the European Community and its authority in the area of safety, the fact that the quality assurance system implemented at the "Saturn", meet the standards, of course, is impressive and deserves respect . We were able to create a unique production and ensure compliance with all international and Russian aviation requirements. For Russia, this is a unique result.
The certificate of approval of a manufacturing organization requires us to fulfill all the requirements of EASA certified quality system of production. With increasing amounts of output — is extremely difficult. But I'm sure — our team is doable. " Director of JSC "NPO" Saturn "Victor Polyakov:" We are paying serious attention to the engine SaM146, because we understand it is the only product that allows us to integrate into the European community. In order for this program to start work began to be produced engines should appear sufficient number of people with a completely different mindset.
Today, the company's plans, based on the needs of the GSS, fairly dramatic increase in the volume of production: in 2012 — 48 engines, in 2013 — 96. We will continue to invest in the further development of the production and training of people. " SaM146 program director of JSC "NPO" Saturn "Michael Berdennikov:" Already this year SaM146 engines to be produced more than a new D-30KP. SaM146 is the fact that the "Saturn" used to be called the "series."
Currently, the plant operates eight aircraft SSJ100. Reliability departure of the aircraft on the engine for the SaM146 very high — 99.96%, and in this respect follows the success of the CFM-56.
An increasing number of "Superjet" in commercial operation requires the development and expansion of the production and maintenance of the system after service. We are already certified IAC and FATA to perform MRO SaM146, until the end of the year we plan to get a certificate for engine repair SaM146 standards EASA ».
JSC "Scientific and Production Association" Saturn "- engine-building company specializes in developing, manufacturing and after-sales service of gas turbine engines for military and civil aircraft, ships, navy, power-generation and gas installations. JSC" NPO "Saturn" is part of " United Engine Building Corporation "- a wholly-owned specialized subsidiary of OJSC" UIC "OBORONPROM" for engine assets. JSC "United Industrial Corporation" Oboronprom "- multi-profile industrial and investment group established in 2002. Included in the Company" Russian Technologies ". Main activities : helicopter building (OJSC "Russian Helicopters"), engine (MC "UEC") and other assets.