New engine for Superjet

New engine for Superjet

Rostec provided the following PR yesterday. “Rostec’s United Engine Corporation successfully completed the first stage of testing the PD-8 gas generator for SSJ-NEW planes. Specialists of UEC-Saturn (Rybinsk) tested its launch and operation in a slow mode and in...
Superjet gets hit again

Superjet gets hit again

It has not been a good year for Superjet.  First, it was the news from Mexico, where Interjet is having challenges with the SSJ.  Then Adria canceled its Superjet order, after signing for the aircraft only a few months earlier.  Even an easy customer, Iran, has seen...