OJSC "Perm Engine Company" (PMZ) has received an order for the production of about 200 aircraft engines PS-90A-76 engines for military transport aircraft Il-76MD-90A, said the company.
The order was made to ensure that the contract for the supply of the Ulyanovsk plant "Aviastar-SP" 39 aircraft for the needs of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, signed on October 4.
First of all, the KLA and PMZ must enter into an agreement which will set the terms of supply of engines in accordance with the schedule of production aircraft. Negotiations on this subject is from 2011 Conditions of suppliers of aggregates, components and raw materials have already been agreed.
The question as to which engines to be installed on the updated IL-76, has long been controversial. Getting factory order "put an end to the debate."
PS-90A-76 was certified in 2003 In 2005, at the start of series PMZ assembly of these engines. Currently commercially produced 64 PS-90A-76, their total operating close to 160 thousand hours. PS-90A-76, compared to its predecessor, the D-30KP-2 spends 17-19% lower fuel consumption and increases the range of the aircraft by 25% (800-1000 km). The engine meets the current and future standards and requirements of ICAO noise and emission of harmful substances.
OJSC "Perm Engine Company" — a serial manufacturer of gas turbine engines for aircraft and industrial gas turbines for power generation and gas transport. "PMZ" is part of "management company" United Engine Corporation. "