Photo report from the Irkutsk Aviation Plant

17-18 August 2011 Irkutsk Aviation Plant, which is part of JSC "SPC" Irkut "visited by a group of journalists and experts, so that we are able to publish some pictures of shops and flight-testing station plant.

Journalists welcomed the President of the Scientific and Production Corporation "Irkut" Alexei Fyodorov, February this year, the former president of JSC "United Aircraft Corporation".

and CEO of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant Alexander Veprev

Work on the Yak-130 is in the shop unit assembly. A total of "Irkut" has already been built or are under construction 35 (!) Yak-130 for the Russian Air Force and foreign customers. Although "Irkut" began work on this machine later Nizhny Novgorod "Falcon", the dynamics of construction of TCB in Irkutsk is much higher than in Nizhny Novgorod.

And this is the work on the Su-30. Now the plant performs a contract for 16 Su-30 MKI (A) for Algeria, and builds one or two prototypes for R &D on the Su-30cm for the Russian Air Force.

Yak-130 Algerian camouflage in the final assembly shop.

The range Yak-130 in the final assembly shop.

Another couple of Algerian Yak-130 is deposited characteristic desert camouflage.

Su-30MKI there, in the final assembly shop.

The Su-30 and Yak-130 side by side.

Department of international cooperation, a set of niches nose landing gear for the European aircraft Airbus. A total of "Irkut" program of cooperation with Airbus made three elements — a niche nose landing gear keel beam and directing the flap.

Not a very good picture — the dynamics of the production of components for Airbus.

But it seems to be ready to be sent to India airframe parts, which are manufactured under a licensing contract. It is evident that to build melkoagregatnoy corporation HAL is still far.

Flight test station IAP — three Su-30 and two Yak-130. In the final assembly shop, recall, there are six Su-30 and then to 22, or 23 Yak-130.

Preparing for overflight of the Su-30 in flight test station. That is all we have at the plant is now 10 Su-30 and about 24-25 Yak-130.

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