MC-21 prospects

Now that UAC has accomplished the first flight of the MC-21, what can we project for the program’s prospects?  After all, the MC-21 is entering a segment of the market that is going to be tough, even merciless.  The MC-21 will face off against the Airbus and...

Russia’s aviation industry gets a haircut

[UPDATED] One of the primary reasons the Russia state decided to merge its various aerospace companies was to ensure they did not spread national resources too thin.  After the fall of the Soviet Union, money became real and budgets became serious.  UAC became a joint...