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Rostec considers rebranding Superjet 100 again

Superjet 100 makers might finally be coming to terms with the questionable reputation of the airliner: previously plagued with maintenance problems, the aircraft made headlines earlier in 2019 after a crash in Moscow that claimed 41 lives. Rostec is considering a name change for the SSJ100.  ...


Clement Charpentreau
UAC goes “all in” and signs agreements for 20 MC-21s at MAKS

The Russian conglomerate United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is using the MAKS international air show to showcase its airliner in-development, the MC-21. With most prototypes present at the event, the manufacturer signs preliminary orders with three different airlines from the region....


Clement Charpentreau
Sukhoi reveals S-70 improved stealth design at MAKS

Less than a month after revealing that the S-70 Okhotnik had taken to the skies for the first time, Sukhoi presented a redesigned version of its unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) at the MAKS international air show....


Clement Charpentreau
What do we know about Aeroflot Superjet-100 crash-landing?

Forty-one people died and eleven were injured after the emergency landing of an Aeroflot Superjet-100 in Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), Moscow, on May 5, 2019. An investigation has been opened to determine the cause of the accident....


AeroTime Team
Third MC-21 prototype begins flight tests [video]

The third prototype joined the previous two MC-21-300 aircraft for flight testing at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant in Russia.  ...


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....


AeroTime Team
Chinese-Russian widebody C929 materializes [Pictures]

On November 6, 2018, CRAIC revealed a full size mock up model of its widebody airliner-to-be, the C929. The model showcased how the cockpit and three passenger classes  in distinctive “Chinese and Russian style” interior decorations would look like in reality....


Oleg Volkov
Is a Rostec-UAC merger in the making?

Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has prepared a presidential decree project that would result in Rostec receiving shares of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Russian media outlet Kommersant reported citing two executives of the said manufacturers....


Oleg Volkov
UAC to deliver 8 more SSJ-100s to Interjet

Russian United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) plans to additionally deliver eight Sukhoi SuperJet-100 aircraft to Mexican airline Interjet, Russia’s Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov told during the international Russian-Mexican trade session....