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AeroTime Team
MRO Russia & CIS 2019 on US sanctions & Superjet 100

Aviation MRO market in Russia and CIS countries is at the crossroads. This year, it has been largely about the external factors – the US sanctions significantly affected the parts delivery, which became one of the biggest challenges for the region....


Ina Hladyshava
MC-21 production postponed again, new Russian engines tested

Russian manufacturer Irkut plans to build a new MC-21 plane prototype to test its Russian-made engines....


Clement Charpentreau
Russian government allocates fund for MC-21 program

Russian Prime Minister confirmed that the MC-21-300 program would be subsidized by the government through Rostec....


Ina Hladyshava
Unsympathetic: US passengers file $3.5M suit against Aeroflot

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot became the source of a complaint coming from US passengers, who intend to claim up to $3.5 million from the company....


Ina Hladyshava
MC-21 service entry threatened by US sanctions

The Russian narrow-body airliner Irkut MC-21, boldly advertised by the manufacturer to have a greater economic efficiency than Airbus and Boeing commercial jets, has another barrier on its way to mass production, expected in 2020....


AeroTime Extra
Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2019

As more and more superpowers of the world move to fifth-generation fighter jets, we look at the top 10 most advanced Fighter Jets in 2019!...


AeroTime Extra
202 Passengers Onboard When The Plane In Russia Catches Fire

Being onboard when plane engines suddenly start spitting flames is not the best travel moment. But this is what happened in Russia this week when Tu-204 jumbo jet was forced for the emergency landing....


Ruta Burbaite
Aeroflot’s Pobeda mulls 30 B737 MAX 8 order, conversion options

Pobeda Airlines, a Russian low-cost carrier and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Aeroflot Group, is planning to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets....


Clement Charpentreau
Ukraine prosecutes Russia for falsifying An-124 maintenance

On July 17, 2018, the Ukrainian police opened a criminal case against Rosaviation officials and Russian company Volga-Dnepr for falsifying certificates of airworthiness of Antonov 124-100 “Ruslan” aircraft....


AeroTime Team
Second MC-21-300 test aircraft flies from Irkutsk to Zhukovsky

On July 20, 2018, the second MC-21-300 test aircraft, participating in the flight test program, flew from Irkutsk to the airfield “Ramenskoye” of Flight Research Institute n.a. M.M. Gromov (Zhukovsky, Moscow Region). The flight lasted 6 hours....