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    Il-112V/114: News

    Post  Vladimir79 on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:05 pm

    Funding for Il-112V suspended



    Russia's Defense Ministry decided to suspend funding development work on the project light military transport aircraft Il-112V, told Aviaport several sources in aviation industry. As one of the participants in the program, "VACO to discontinue work. Solve the issue of extra-budgetary funding, but the amount of funds required fairly high. If the UAC would find a source of funding and decide on further implementation of the project, VACO will resume the program." The fact that the stop work on the Il-112V confirmed and two komplektatora plane, which has already received the appropriate letters from the military. "We received a letter, according to which we must stop the work. The product is 80% by the end of the year we should have everything completed. Now have to close the topic," - said the representative of one of the suppliers.

    IL-112V won conducted in April 2004, the competition of the Defense Ministry to develop a light military transport aircraft. Its competitors were the MiG-110 MiG, as well as projects EMZ it. Myasishchev - M-60LVTS and OAO Tupolev - Tu-136T. IL-112V powered TV7-117ST, staffed by low noise propellers AB-112, must fly at a cruising speed of 550-600 km / h for distances up to 6000 km (without load). Range with 6 tons of cargo - 1000 km.

    Model cars and preliminary design have been presented for the Defense Ministry in December 2004 and in May 2005, Commander 61 th Air Force Lt. Gen. Victor Denisov promised that the IL-112 will rise into the air in 2006, and in 2007 it appears the installer party. However, further implementation of the project has slowed down, despite the fact that the state armament program for the period 2011-2020 years had been prescribed the establishment of basic aircraft and modifications for special applications.

    The head Alexei Fyodorov, UAC in late 2009, told reporters that in 2009 the KLA was transferred to the active phase of the launch aircraft in the series. "Ends with the transfer of design documents in electronic form in 3D-models produced the first examples of technological equipment in the first set VASO stocks, assembly tools, have begun to produce the first aircraft parts," - commented on the then head of the KLA, the program is. He stressed that "the most active phase will be in 2010 - we have almost completely equipped factory and begin production of prototypes.

    However, in the creation of machines from the very beginning there was a problem of lack of the necessary traction engine. In April 2010 General Director of OAO Klimov, Alexander Vatagin told "Aviaport that" initially, even when issued the task to develop the engine had to be found in the 4 th power hp (laid 3 thousand hp - AviaPort). "The fact that the version for IL-112 too weak - it is a reality that exists. In this dimension to increase capacity - not an easy task, and due to easy upgrades of the engine to perform is simply impossible, will require very serious costs", - said A. Vatagin.

    In this komplektatory IL-112V claim that no serious technical problems in preparing the prototype for the first flight did not occur. In JSC "UAC" from the official declined to comment. A source at the KLA confirmed "Aviaport that from the Defense Ministry received a formal notice of suspension of funding programs. He did not comment on the reasons for the termination of funding, noting only that "all the questions - to the military." Asked about the possibility of extrabudgetary funds interlocutor Aviaport explained that "to begin to understand the amount of the order by the Defence Ministry said. The volume of the order was not formed until it is approved by the state armaments program through 2020.

    However, whether to attend the Il-112V to be delivered in the first half of this decade in the newly adopted state program of weapons - an open question. Interlocutor Aviaport familiar with the negotiations between the aircraft manufacturers and the Defense Ministry, argues that military authorities are not interested in buying this machine, at least in the coming years. Despite the fact that the need for armed forces in the plane to replace the decommissioned by the exhaustion of the resource Antonov An-26 is obvious, Defense Ministry prefers to talk about supply AN-124, AN-70 and IL-476.

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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  Vladimir79 on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:07 pm

    So in short, the government feels An-140 will be easier to adapt to a light transport and is happy to let Ilyushin go the way of the dodo.

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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  Austin on Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:53 pm

    So IL-112V was replacing the An-26 in the military and now the gov cancelled it to fund the An-140 instead ?
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  GarryB on Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:27 am

    OK, I am confused...

    The Il-112V is designed to carry 6 tons 1,000km and will/would have been a twin engined turboprop aircraft?

    The Il-114T is a light transport aircraft designed to carry 6 tons 1,000km and is a low wing twin turboprop aircraft.

    Also confused with you Vlad, you seem upset that the Russian government might choose the An-140, an aircraft already in production and service, over the IL-112V which has not reached the prototype phase yet.

    Wouldn't it be a waste to continue developing the Il-112V when the An-140 is ready now?

    I would ask why the Il-114 isn't being purchased instead of the An-140, especially with it having its first flight in 1990, and there being plenty of military variants suggested including patrol, maritime patrol and strike, AWACS/AEW/Sigint, search and rescue etc etc.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:33 pm

    Russia, India mull joint plane manufacture

    At the next session of its cooperation commission with India to be held in New Delhi Monday, Russia will propose joint manufacture of Ilyushin-112 light transport jets.

    The announcement came from Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who heads the Russian delegation to the session.

    The Ilyushin-112 can carry a cargo of up to 6 tons.

    http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_10_14/Russia-India-mull-joint-plane-manufacture/
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:30 pm

    Defense Ministry Mulls An-26 Cargo Plane Replacement


    MOSCOW, June 24 (RIA Novosti) - The Russian Defense Ministry is considering two possible designs for a replacement for the obsolete Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft, a senior ministry official said on Monday.
    The ministry is considering development of a light military transport plane based on the Antonov An-140 turboprop airliner made by Aviakor in Samara, or the rival Ilyushin Il-112V transport aircraft to be made by the Voronezh aircraft plant (VASO), Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said.
    He offered no indication when a final choice will be made, only saying the ministry is currently comparing the planes’ specifications.
    The An-26 is a twin-engined turboprop aircraft designed and produced in the USSR from 1969 to 1985.
    The An-140-100 was developed by Russia's Antonov design bureau as a replacement for the An-24 and An-26 series aircraft. It can carry up to six metric tons of cargo to a range of over 2,000 kilometers, and can be used for patrol, military transport and special-ops missions.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  GarryB on Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:32 am

    From:

    http://en.rian.ru/military_news/20090805/155736575.html


    MILITARY TRANSPORT AVIATION
    There are up to 300 transport aircraft in service with the Russian Air Force, including An-12 Cub, An-72 Coaler, An-22 Cock, An-124 Condor and Il-76 Candid planes.
    The An-12, An-22, and An-26 planes will be decommissioned in the near future, Zelin said.
    The An-26 plane will be replaced by Il-112B light transport aircraft with higher payload capacity and better fuel efficiency.
    "The first Il-112 is expected to make its maiden flight in 2011. The Air Force will order over 70 planes of this type," the general said.
    The An-12 will be most likely replaced by a medium-haul transport plane jointly-developed by Russia and India, Zelin said.
    The plane, with a 20-ton cargo capacity, is expected to go in service with the Russian and Indian air forces in about eight years.
    The An-124 and its modernized version, the An-124-100, will remain in service as a strategic heavy airlift transport aircraft. In addition, 12 Il-76 aircraft will be modernized to Il-76MD-90A starting in 2011.

    If India are interested in joint production of the Il-112 to replace their An-26s then I think the joint production of both the Il-112 and the MTA which will replace the An-12 make a lot of sense for both countries.

    The fact that the Il-112 is still a prototype just means it can be made to a slightly higher specification and with the latest avionics.


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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  Cyberspec on Fri Jun 28, 2013 7:42 am

    "Klimov" has received the terms of reference for the development of the engine for the IL-112V
    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/551303.html


    In short, a more powerful version of the TV7-117ST engine will be required, *IF* the Il-112V is chosen over the An-140
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  GarryB on Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:36 am

    A more powerful engine would be useful anyway.

    I would expect the avionics of the Il-112 wouldn't be that much different to those needed for the MTA as they will both be doing very similar things with different payloads of course, but basically they will both be light transports hopefully able to operate from short strips in all sorts of weather.

    Some sort of standardisation should aide in making them cheaper and simpler to make and also cheaper to use and maintain.


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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  Austin on Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:43 pm

    The contract to supply 62 Il-112 for the Air Force may conclude before the end of the year
    http://www.aviaport.ru/digest/2013/08/12/261324.html

    Closed in 2011, the development of light military transport aircraft Il-112B, the Defense Ministry will be renewed, the contract for the supply of 62 such machines the Russian military department may be signed before the end of this year, told RIA Novosti on Monday, the official representative of "Il."

    Earlier, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov, RIA Novosti reported that Russian Defense Ministry plans to re-equip the park of light military transport aircraft. According to him, to replace the obsolete An-26 Antonov An-140 treated (JSC "Aviacor" Samara) and IL-112V (developer of "IL", produced by JSC "Voronezh Aircraft Aircraft Association").

    "To date, it has signed an agreement with the Defense Ministry of the roadmap. Plan to do it together with the KLA in August, and by December of this year, expect to arrive at the signing of two contracts," - said the official representative of "Il." She explained that by December of this year to complete the work on the tactical and technical requirements in order to finalize the terms of a draft agreement with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation - including financial ones.

    "The first contract - to complete our development of this aircraft, which is the development work. Second contract - serial, for the supply of 62 aircraft of the Defense Ministry," - said the agency interlocutor. She added that to build the first flight model of the Il-112V and is planned to begin flight testing in 2015. "In 2017, expect to begin deliveries of the aircraft in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation", - said the spokesman of "Il."

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    The contract to supply 62 Il-112 for the Air Force may conclude before the end of the year

    Post  Austin on Fri Dec 20, 2013 12:48 pm

    Ministry of Defense and the KLA will contract for the development of IL-112B in 2014


    Ministry of Defence and the United Aircraft Corporation will contract to develop a light military transport aircraft Il-112B in 2014, the amount of the contract for the development activities (R & D) will be 7.9 billion rubles, said Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov.

    "The contract will be concluded in 2014. Contracted position left in the state defense order in 2014, there is a sum of 7.9 billion rubles for the completion of the development work on the Il-112V. Another contract with UAC - serial to supply aircraft - after we sign these works "- said Borisov, without specifying the date of completion of the ROC.

    Deputy Minister did not mention the exact amount of IL-112V, which will be delivered to the Air Force, but informed that "we are talking about a few dozen machines." "The first deliveries of IL-112V is scheduled to begin in 2017" - confirmed Borisov.

    As previously reported in the press-service of JSC "IL" for the Russian Air Force in JSC "Voronezh Aircraft Aircraft Association" to be built 62 such aircraft. They are designed to retrofit park light military transport aircraft and come nazamenu obsolete An-26. Planned to conclude the contract before the end of 2013.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Mon Jul 21, 2014 3:01 pm

    The first Il-112 military-transport aircraft will perform its maiden flight by November 1st 2016

    In case of signing the corresponding contract it is planned to perform the maiden flight of Il-112 light military-transport aircraft by November 1st 2016, ARMS-TASS reports with reference to CEO of Ilyushin Company (Il), Yuri Yudin.

    "We believe that in case of signing the contract soon, the first aircraft will perform its maiden flight in two years, in other words - by November 1st 2016. The work is in progress", - Yudin said.

    According to him, Ilyushin Company and Russian Ministry of Defense have both approved all the contract terms. The possibility of meeting the requirements of the performance specification has been confirmed, the CEO noted.

    "We are waiting for the Minister of Defense to take the final decision. We hope to sign the contract soon. We and our employees are all ready", - Yudin added.

    Il-112 aircraft will be manufactured by VASO (Voronezh, Russia); at present the first contract for delivery of 62 vehicles of the type to the Ministry of Defense is being discussed.

    According to ITAR-TASS, Ilyushin Company won the tender for development of light military-transport aircraft back in 2003. The first Il-112 turboprop should have been delivered to the Ministry of Defense in 2006, however, the implementation of this program was delayed multiple times and in 2010 the ministry cut off the project’s funding. Nevertheless, in late 2013 Deputy Minister of Defense, Yuri Borisov, stated that the deliveries of Il-112 aircraft will be started in 2017.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  GarryB on Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:15 pm

    Hopefully they will have taken advantage of the time delay to improve the design and update its avionics and systems and potential performance.


    This will be good for Illyusion... hopefully a few other aircraft designs left in limbo can be revived with new engines and new avionics... Il-106 I am looking at you.


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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:41 am

    Russia Looks To Resurrect Il-114

    Worsening relations between Moscow, the new regime in Kiev and the latter’s supporters in the West have prompted the Russian government to “dust off” the Ilyushin-114 turboprop. The Kremlin favors the outdated, but home-grown, design to Ukraine’s Antonov An-140, now in low-rate production at the Aviacor plant in Samara, and the Bombardier Q400, local production of which by Russian aerospace conglomerate Rostec remains under negotiation. Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin, who appears on the EU’s sanctions list, acts as the driving force behind the Il-114, often suggesting it as a direct alternative to the Rostec Q400 plan. A development in favor of the Il-114 ocurred on September 9, when Rogozin chaired a meeting of government officials with various ministries and industry heads. “The meeting […] approved of Il-114 production restart,” said Rogozin. “The Ilyushin design house is ready to accept the work.” He stressed that the effort requires “a complete digitizing” of the original drawings after “a deep modernization”.

    President Vladimir Putin gave his personal approval for Rogozin’s initiative in August, with a rider that the government should evaluate “commercial worthiness” of such a project. Shortly thereafter, general manager Aleksei Gusev declared Aviacor’s intent to accept the work. The plant makes the An-140 under license from Antonov. A Ukrainian design, however, that 52-seat turboprop has fallen into disfavor due to deteriorating relations with the new regime in Kiev.

    Russia’s ministry for industry and trade initially expressed concern about the age of the Il-114s design and a lack of commercial viability. On September 9 the Kremlin gave the ministry two weeks to reconsider its earlier evaluation of the home-grown airplane and prepare a plan in support of it.

    Run by the Russian Machines privately held corporation, the Aviacor plant in Samara is not a member in Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). Nevertheless, its owners and the Samara regional administration have expressed readiness to invest into the Il-114 project. The local authorities have promised to invest between 1 billion roubles ($27 million) and 1.5 billion roubles ($40 million) into Aviacor’s modernization, according to Samara governor Nikolai Merkushkin. Estimates place total investment needed for the project at 8 billion to 12 billion roubles. Rework of the original drawings and their digitizing would take another 3 billion roubles to 4 billion roubles.

    After some hesitation, Ilyushin agreed “refresh” the Il-114, originally designed to a 1987 specification. First flown in 1990 and certified in 1997, the airplane could transport 64 passengers 900 km. Its superb loitering capability makes it attractive to the Russian defense ministry, making it a more likely candidate for a larger production run.

    The biggest issue now lay with the airplane’s Klimov TV7-117S/SM turboprops. Even though the Russian engine has demonstrated lower fuel burn than Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PW127H on the Westernized Il-114-100 certified in 1999, it also showed lower reliability and on-wing lifetime in Il-114 revenue service. The engine maker has many times reported developments of newer, more powerful and more mature versions, including the TV7-117SM and Bogatyr for the Il-112 tactical airlifter now in development. None, however, have entered serial production. If not for political considerations, the PW127H (Il-114-100) or the TV3-117VMA-SBM1 (developed for the An-140) might rank as candidates for the powerplant requirement.

    Ilyushin developed the Il-114 in the late 1980s as an alternative to the British Aerospace Advanced Turboprop (ATP), which BAe offered to the Soviet Union for local production in 1985. In the early 1990s the airplane entered low-rate production at the TAPO plant in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. TAPO built about 20 airframes. Seven Il-114-100s with Canadian engines and U.S.-made propellers, APUs, avionics and interiors remain in revenue service with Uzbekistan Airways. They have reportedly yielded an annual utilization rate of 1,800 flight hours, barely sufficient to generate a profit.

    The Ilyushin’s empty equipped weight, at 16 tons, totals 3 tons more than that of the ATR 72-600; the Franco-Italian aircraft can seat up to 74 passengers in high-density layout, while the Ilyushin can take only 64 (in a cabin with similar dimensions) due to current certification restrictions. The big wing (880 sq ft compared with the ATR 72-600’s 690 sq ft) retards the airplane in cruise flight but gives it superb loitering capability at slow speeds.

    Only one Russian airline—Vyborg—operated the Il-114 commercially, taking a pair of reworked aircraft previously operated by Uzbekistan Airways. Revenue flights lasted from 1999 until 2010, when the company disbanded, leaving both aircraft parked at Pskov airport after the service lives of its TV7-117S expired. The only TV7-117SM-powered airplane still operating belongs to Russia’s Radar-MMS radar company, serving as a testbed for radio-electronics.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  flamming_python on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:30 am

    What does the Il-114 have to do with the Il-112?
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:48 am

    flamming_python wrote:What does the Il-114 have to do with the Il-112?

    sorry mistake
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  kvs on Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:56 am

    http://nevskii-bastion.ru/il-112v/

    К 2018 году Россия должна получить два первых экземпляра нового легкого военно-транспортного самолета Ил-112. По информации «Известий», опытно-конструкторские работы и создание двух образцов для испытаний обойдутся в 8 млрд руб. Как напоминает газета, о возрождении проекта Ил-112 на днях объявил вице-премьер РФ Дмитрий Рогозин. Ранее предполагалось, что Россия приобретет у украинской госкомпании «Антонов» права на военно-транспортные модификации самолета Ан-140. Но длящиеся больше года переговоры пока не увенчались успехом, сообщил источник «Известий», близкий к компании «Антонов». По словам источника газеты, присутствовавшего 8 сентября на совещании по авиастроению в правительстве, контракт между Минобороны и АК имени С.В.Ильюшина на сумму 8 млрд руб. должен быть заключен в сентябре-октябре. Производством Ил-112, как ожидается, займется воронежское ОАО «ВАСО». Проект создания самолета Ил-112 был заморожен в 2010 году Анатолием Сердюковым (в то время – министром обороны).

    Two variants of the Il-112 will be delivered by 2018 according to Izvestia. An eight billion ruble contract will be signed in late September or October for
    the development of the two prototypes.

    The cancellation of the Il-112 in 2010 was another "gift" to Russia from the 5th columnist Serdyukov.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  TR1 on Sat Sep 27, 2014 5:01 am

    kvs wrote:http://nevskii-bastion.ru/il-112v/

    К 2018 году Россия должна получить два первых экземпляра нового легкого военно-транспортного самолета Ил-112. По информации «Известий», опытно-конструкторские работы и создание двух образцов для испытаний обойдутся в 8 млрд руб. Как напоминает газета, о возрождении проекта Ил-112 на днях объявил вице-премьер РФ Дмитрий Рогозин. Ранее предполагалось, что Россия приобретет у украинской госкомпании «Антонов» права на военно-транспортные модификации самолета Ан-140. Но длящиеся больше года переговоры пока не увенчались успехом, сообщил источник «Известий», близкий к компании «Антонов». По словам источника газеты, присутствовавшего 8 сентября на совещании по авиастроению в правительстве, контракт между Минобороны и АК имени С.В.Ильюшина на сумму 8 млрд руб. должен быть заключен в сентябре-октябре. Производством Ил-112, как ожидается, займется воронежское ОАО «ВАСО». Проект создания самолета Ил-112 был заморожен в 2010 году Анатолием Сердюковым (в то время – министром обороны).

    Two variants of the Il-112 will be delivered by 2018 according to Izvestia.   An eight billion ruble contract will be signed in late September or October for
    the development of the two prototypes.  

    The cancellation of the Il-112 in 2010 was another "gift" to Russia from the 5th columnist Serdyukov.  

    5th columnist? That is rich. He was a thief, like the rest of the Russian gov. And an incompetent one.

    What, you think Putin is so blind that all these "5th columnist moves" were done without his knowledge? Serdykov was in there for HALF A DECADE. And got off all the corruption charges against him.
    Why didn't Putin boot him earlier? Why hasn't he been arrested?

    Yup, real 5th columnist.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  kvs on Sat Sep 27, 2014 6:13 am

    TR1 wrote:
    kvs wrote:http://nevskii-bastion.ru/il-112v/

    К 2018 году Россия должна получить два первых экземпляра нового легкого военно-транспортного самолета Ил-112. По информации «Известий», опытно-конструкторские работы и создание двух образцов для испытаний обойдутся в 8 млрд руб. Как напоминает газета, о возрождении проекта Ил-112 на днях объявил вице-премьер РФ Дмитрий Рогозин. Ранее предполагалось, что Россия приобретет у украинской госкомпании «Антонов» права на военно-транспортные модификации самолета Ан-140. Но длящиеся больше года переговоры пока не увенчались успехом, сообщил источник «Известий», близкий к компании «Антонов». По словам источника газеты, присутствовавшего 8 сентября на совещании по авиастроению в правительстве, контракт между Минобороны и АК имени С.В.Ильюшина на сумму 8 млрд руб. должен быть заключен в сентябре-октябре. Производством Ил-112, как ожидается, займется воронежское ОАО «ВАСО». Проект создания самолета Ил-112 был заморожен в 2010 году Анатолием Сердюковым (в то время – министром обороны).

    Two variants of the Il-112 will be delivered by 2018 according to Izvestia.   An eight billion ruble contract will be signed in late September or October for
    the development of the two prototypes.  

    The cancellation of the Il-112 in 2010 was another "gift" to Russia from the 5th columnist Serdyukov.  

    5th columnist? That is rich. He was a thief, like the rest of the Russian gov. And an incompetent one.

    What, you think Putin is so blind that all these "5th columnist moves" were done without his knowledge? Serdykov was in there for HALF A DECADE. And got off all the corruption charges against him.
    Why didn't Putin boot him earlier? Why hasn't he been arrested?

    Yup, real 5th columnist.

    As if he was doing nothing in favour of his patrons in the west. If there were no foreign elements in the story then he would not be a 5th columnist.
    But there were and he was in a hurry to do them all sorts of favours.

    After the Ukraine coup anyone going around and claiming that NATO is just some nice club that means nobody no harm is totally clueless. These imperial meddlers started civil wars in Yugoslavia and in Ukraine. They clearly have the intent and ability to buy off hordes of insiders in the countries that are in their cross-hairs. The US has only been doing this since before WWII. Think Iran and Guatemala. Think Nicaragua. Think Indonesia.

    Serdyukov not being an obvious sellout to the west, now that's thick and rich.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  GarryB on Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:52 am

    Please note the change in title.

    I just did that because the Il-112 and Il-114 programs are likely to be closely related, and the circumstances of their revival are basically the same thing... pig headedness of the current government in Kiev.

    Back on topic it is interesting they are looking at digitising the design of the Il-114 and then giving it a deep modernisation... presumably removing all the western avionics and equipment and replacing it with Russian kit.

    The fact that they are working on new engines suggests the aircraft they will be producing for the Russian military will be economically useful for commercial airlines... with the upgrades all paid for by the military and orders for aircraft guaranteed it makes it much less of a risk for a commercial airline to make an order... which would make it much more competitive.

    According to the article, the Russian engine is already more fuel efficient than the foreign models, it just has issues with reliability and parts life.


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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

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    Klimov Company started the development of production engine for light military-transport aircraft Il-112
    Russian Aviaton » Wednesday October 22, 2014 14:40 MSK

    St. Petersburg-based Klimov Company started development of next-generation production engine TV7-117SM for light military-transport aircraft Il-112, ITAR-TASS reports with reference to CEO of the company, Alexander Vatagin.

    "We have received the performance specification for this engine, which assumes its further development in compliance with the program for development of the transport aircraft for Russian air forces", - he said.

    Vatagin stated that the new engine matches its foreign analogues in terms of overall performance; moreover, some of its parameters are even better compared to the analogues.

    "The engine features modular design, which allows decreasing cost of maintenance and time needed to repair it. This engine is one of the most fuel-efficient ones in its class, it offers low emission level and the highest power-to-weight ratio (2500 h.p.) in its class", - the CEO added noting that “engines for other advanced aircraft may be derived from TV7-117SM”.

    Il-112 is a light transport aircraft, which is being developed in Russia. It should replace An-24 and An-26 aircraft. Military-transport version of the aircraft was developed for airlift delivery and paradrop of units of Russian airborne forces as well as cargo transportation. The jet may be operated from unpaved runways. According to Russian Ministry of Defense, Russian air forces need several tens of aircraft of the type.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:49 pm

    Nikolai Merkushkin valued the project for launching production of Il-114 aircraft at 24 billion rubles
    Russian Aviaton » Wednesday October 22, 2014 14:40 MSK

    The launch of production of upgraded Il-114 aircraft will require about 24 billion rubles of investments, governor of Samara Region, Nikolai Merkushkin, told RIA Novosti.

    Earlier the Deputy Chairman of Russian Government, Dmitry Rogozin, said that President Vladimir Putin supports the idea of developing a passenger aircraft derived from Il-114. According to Rogozin, China is interested in joint production of the aircraft. He also added that this vehicle is able to carry out patrol missions on behalf of the Ministry of Defense.

    "In order to launch the production of Il-114 we will need around 24 billion rubles allocated from the federal budget", — Merkushkin said noting that he hopes that the production will be launched in Samara Region. He believes that Aviacor is one of the most suitable enterprises for this task.

    "The government will have to invest a lot of money, but Aviacor is a private company. Will the private company be able to invest money on parity basis? What relations will be established between the parties? And so on. This is the big problem. We are working on it… We will negotiate with the owner", — the governor added. Merkushkin also added: "We are ready to support the project no matter how complex the budget will be".

    In August President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, instructed the government, Ministry of Defense, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to Privolzhsky Federal District (and other organizations involved) to estimate the cost of a project for launching mass production of Il-114 aircraft at Aviacor aviation plant (Samara). Experts told RIA Novosti that the vehicle needs significant upgrade; in particular, the engines and all the avionics must be replaced.

    Il-114 turboprop was developed by Ilyushin design bureau in 1980s for operation on regional routes. According to some sources, less than 20 Il-114s have been manufactured. Later a number of civil and military versions of the aircraft have been developed.

    Aviacor is the aviation plant, one of the Russian aircraft industry’s largest enterprises. Its core business is aircraft production, repair, maintenance as well as deliveries of spare parts for Tu-154M and An-140 aircraft. The plant is one of Russian enterprises having experience in the area of mass production of civil and military aircraft (using components manufactured by the enterprise on its own). It is part of Russian Machines Corporation, which comprises machine-building assets of Basic Element Group.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  George1 on Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:44 am

    Vladimir Putin approved the start of production of Il-114 aircraft in Russia
    Russian Aviaton » Tuesday November 25, 2014 16:24 MSK

    President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, approved the start of production of Il-114 aircraft in Russia, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government, Dmitry Rogozin, said. According to him, Il-112V and Il-114 projects were started “after tough negotiations”, Vzglyad reports.

    «Quite recently the president approved the start of production of this turboprop aircraft. This will help us develop the segment of regional air transportation,» Rogozin said.

    During his speech delivered at the ceremony dedicated to the opening of Aviation and Cosmonautics – 2014 conference held in Moscow Aviation Institute Dmitry Rogozin said that Russia is destined for development of high technologies.

    «Russia is destined for development of high technologies. It is the essential “business card” for any large and respected country. What the future holds for our aviation, cosmonautics and engine building? I think the answer is obvious,» he said.

    Dmitry Rogozin explained that both “aviation and cosmonautics speed up the development of other industries”. «In fact these are the high technologies that should help Russia decrease its dependence on oil and gas,» he added noting that the country must train high-skilled specialists in light of this situation.

    We remind you that production of the first light military-transport Il-112V aircraft was put on hold at the site of Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Company (also known as VASO) in July 2011. Following the results of meeting held at Ilyushin design bureau Rogozin said that the parties made a decision to speed up the development and start of mass production of Il-112V light military-transport aircraft.

    It was reported in August that the first Il-112V flying prototype will be manufactured in 2015 and its flight testing will be started. Il-112V should replace the outdated An-24 aircraft operated by Russian armed forces.

    In October 2014 Dmitry Rogozin said that President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, supported the idea of development of a new aircraft derived from Il-114.

    Earlier representatives of Samara-based Aviacor aviation plant told Vladimir Putin at a meeting held in Samara that the enterprise is ready to start the aircraft’s mass production in 5 years; the project was assessed at 10–12 billion rubles.

    "12 billion rubles is a large sum of money, but not in terms of this project", - the president noted and instructed the government to assess the expenses.

    On October 13th Rogozin said that China is interested in joint production of an upgraded passenger version of Il-114 aircraft. On September 9th Dmitry Rogozin said that Ilyushin Company is ready to start mass production of Il-114 aircraft.

    In August President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed the government to evaluate the feasibility of the project for launching mass production of Il-114 regional aircraft at Samara-based Aviacor enterprise.

    Development of Il-114 twin-engine aircraft was started in early 1980s; the turboprop should have replaced Yak-40 and Tu-134 aircraft. The vehicle performed its maiden flight in 1990; the type certificate for Il-114 was issued seven years later.
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

    Post  flamming_python on Wed Nov 26, 2014 3:25 pm

    GarryB wrote:Please note the change in title.

    I just did that because the Il-112 and Il-114 programs are likely to be closely related, and the circumstances of their revival are basically the same thing... pig headedness of the current government in Kiev.

    Admit it - you just did it coz they're only 1 digit away from each other Razz
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    Re: Il-112V/114: News

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