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...
In a world moving towards big twins, Russia’s Frigate has decided to move to quad power. As Alexader Klimov, Frigate project leader, suggests, speed to market is the prime mover in the decision. He says there are no engines of the size he wants to keep the...
In a quick review of the market, we can see how the engine market has grown in sympathy with the demand for commercial aircraft. In the first chart, we show the national origin of the engines. The numbers for Canada jump in 2009 because our data source added...
United Engine Corporation, part of Russia’s Rostec State Corporation, announced plans to upgrade its production facilities between 2017-2025 to prepare for mass production of PD-14 engine. The company intends to invest 21.9 billion rubles. Rostec reports one of...
Today UEC (Russia’s United Engine Corporation) announced they are starting the second phase of the PD-14 engine flight tests. UEC claims the PD-14 is a fifth generation engine being developed for powering the MC-21 airliner. They also claim using up-to-date...
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