For the first time in the last 20 years, the Russian aircraft engine company included into "United Engine Building Corporation" (UEC), reached the break-even level of production, told reporters, Deputy General Director of JSC "Management Company" UEC "Chief Designer Alexander Willows.
According to him, the average rate of development of the industry is 20-30% per year.
At present, the basis for civil aircraft is the PS-90A, which has more potential for development, and it is currently being implemented in the program of the PS-90A2. "A lot will depend on the development of the program of Tu-204. We expect that this engine may have application "- said A.Ivah.
He also recalled that in July 2010, was received type certification on the French-Russian engine SaM-146. The first production models of engines supplied "Sukhoi Civil Aircraft" for installation on aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100. "Now the government has taken a very serious effort to ensure the expansion of the production of SaM-146. At present, the task of setting SaM-146 into mass production has been resolved, "- stated the expert.
At present, the decision to create a new engine for civil aircraft of the PD-14. "This is not just a new engine, and multifactor work aimed at creating a block manufacturing techniques, design," — said A.Ivah.
He noted that at the enterprises of the corporation purchased the most modern equipment for new production, it has almost everything is set, it started working out. The program create PD-14 engine is held by the current co-operation, which allowed for 1.5 years, that is, in a very short period of time, go to the creation of the gas generator, which is already on the bench and in November he began his working out.