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...

New Iran Sanctions – now what?

Boeing has an $16.6bn deal with Iran for 80 aircraft.  Many in the industry were wary of the deal’s next steps after the change of government in Washington, DC.    President Trump imposed a temporary travel restriction that included Iran.  Then news emerged that Iran...

EDITORIAL – There are no winners when economic sanctions are imposed

The current political tensions in the Ukraine have resulted in economic sanctions imposed by the US and its western allies on Russia. We have no interest in politics, but when political actions impact the industry, it hits our radar screen. The aerospace industry is...