"Saturn" has successfully passed the final certification audit of mass SaM146 engines for compliance with the EASA
- The SaM146 Photo: Roman Gusarov
In JSC "NPO" Saturn "(the city of Rybinsk, Yaroslavl region) held a certification audit of mass-produced engines SaM146 representatives of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
The third certification audit of EU aviation authorities is the final stage of the certification of the SaM146 requirements for EASA (Part 21). The results of the audit, the auditors estimated EASA, provide an opportunity in the near future to get a certificate for approval of industrial organization "NPO" Saturn ".
Certification will allow the use of SaM146 engines on aircraft flying through the territory of the European Union, whereas now they only work in the territory of Russia and CIS countries.
Development of the engine SaM146 — Russian-French program, its key players from Russia performs "Saturn" on the part of France — the company Snecma, which is part of the group Safran.
SaM146 (SM146) — turbofan engine with mixed flows. The engine is designed for regional aircraft, and is currently being installed on the family of aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100.
With the successful passage of the "NPO" Saturn "EASA audit managing director Ilya Fedorov congratulated the Chief Operating Officer of the Group," Safran "Marc Ventre. Them in the sent message says:" I just found out that the company NPO "Saturn" has successfully passed the audit European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of the system of production. For the first time the Russian engine manufacturing company received a license to manufacture (Production Organisation Agreement). I congratulate you and your team with the success of the procedure and the results achieved. I would like to take this opportunity to express its support for the graphics increase in engine SaM146 … During a joint meeting of the representatives of our companies to discuss the promotion schedule March 9, 2012, I noted and appreciated the efficiency of your work. Please accept my congratulations and assurances of highest consideration. "
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." NPO "Saturn" is part of " United Engine Building Corporation "- a wholly-owned subsidiary of specialized" OPK "Oboronprom" for engine assets.
JSC "United Industrial Corporation" Oboronprom "- a diversified engineering group established in 2002. Included in the GC" Russian Technologies ". Main activities: helicopter building (OJSC" Russian Helicopters "), engine building (MC" UEC "), other assets .