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    Post  GarryB on Sun May 17, 2020 7:55 am

    That is actually a good thing if they use the fact that they are related companies.... direct feedback regarding operational experience with the aircraft will benefit design and production of the aircraft and create a more customer friendly product.
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    Post  PapaDragon on Sun May 17, 2020 6:49 pm


    Airline industry and civilian aircraft manufacture in general are currently in the shitter worldwide so this whole mess is actually opportunity for UAC to get their house in order

    As for SSJ they really need to fully localize it already because otherwise they will never make any headway sales wise to say nothing of tech support



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    Post  owais.usmani on Fri May 22, 2020 9:21 am

    https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/final-assembly-nears-for-initial-mig-built-il-114-300/138476.article

    Final assembly nears for initial MiG-built Il-114-300


    United Aircraft is preparing to transfer primary structures for an initial Ilyushin Il-114-300 to the final assembly line at RSK MiG’s Lukhovistsky plant near Moscow.

    The manufacturer is describing the initial aircraft as a ”prototype” being built using serial-production technologies.

    Three fuselage sections for this aircraft have been completed at the Sokol manufacturing plant in Nizhny Novgorod, where MiG fighter components are produced. They will be transferred to Lukhovitsky by the end of May.

    MiG general director Ilya Tarasenko says the company invested Rb400 million ($5.6 million) last year to prepare for Il-114 production and diversify its activities, with automated docking facilities among the new installations.

    The -300 is a 68-seat modernised variant of the Il-114 twin-turboprop. Production is being restarted to address demand for regional domestic transport, particularly in remote areas, and replace older Antonov types used on these routes.

    Fuselage panels, doors and hatches are being produced at the Aviastar plant in Ulyanovsk while the VASO plant in Voronezh is manufacturing wing and tail sections.

    VASO will build about 40% of the airframe components, says acting managing director Alexander Yarchevsky. Work is under way to produce the fin, rudder, stabiliser and elevator. Wing sections will have multiple mechanical and electrical systems fitted.

    “Preparations are underway for the production of engine nacelles of the new aircraft,” he adds. “Their assembly is scheduled to begin in June.”

    United Aircraft director of aviation programmes Sergei Kamensky says the Il-114-300 will be built “entirely from domestic components” with leading Russian manufacturers supplying systems and equipment.

    Tarasenko points out that the project is utilising digital technology to enable Ilyushin’s design bureau and production sites to operate from a “single information space”.

    Potential operators of the Il-114-300 will include not only airlines but cargo and combi carriers, as well as special-purpose companies. The type could be fitted with ski-wheels and the Il-114 will also be capable of serving airports with unpaved runways.
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    Post  owais.usmani on Fri May 22, 2020 5:46 pm

    Assembly of new IL-96-400M at VASO:

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    Post  owais.usmani on Mon May 25, 2020 7:31 pm

    https://tass.ru/ekonomika/8542259

    Mass production of PD-35 engines, intended for CR929 and IL-96-400M, will begin in 2028


    MOSCOW, May 22. / TASS /. The serial production of the PD-35 thrust aircraft engine should begin in 2028, according to the materials of the press service of the Governor’s Administration and the Government of the Perm Territory (in the territory of the Territory there is the ODK-Perm Motors plant, the leading engine manufacturer).

    "Serial production of the engine should begin in 2028," - noted in the materials.

    In the future, on the basis of a universal gas generator, it is planned to create a family of gas turbine engines of various aviation and ground applications with a thrust of up to 50 tons.

    PD-35 (a promising engine with a thrust of 35 tons) is a project of a Russian double-circuit turbofan engine with extra-large thrust (with a takeoff thrust from 33 to 40 tons). The total investment in the PD-35 project amounted to 180 billion rubles. The head developer is UEC Aviadvigatel, the head manufacturer is UEC Perm Motors JSC. It is assumed that the engine will be installed on the Russian-Chinese aircraft CR929 and on the IL-96-400M.
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    Post  dino00 on Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:23 am

    Supersonic business jet can have flight range up to 8,000 km — Tupolev Company

    The terms of reference for the demo airplane and the demo aircraft should be developed in 2020-2022 in the best case scenario, according to the company


    MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. The supersonic business jet (SBJ) under development can fly to the distance up to 8,000 km, Tupolev Company, an affiliate of the United Aircraft Corporation, said in its annual report.

    "SBJ is developed for the purpose of quick delivery of passengers at a supersonic speed up to Mach 2 to the distance up to 8,000 km, predominantly for business executives, high level government officials and everybody who sees the time as the absolute priority," the report says. "The suggested SBJ layout should have a lowered level of the sonic boom with the following preliminary characteristics: the airplane can fly with the speed of about 2,000 km per hour at the 11-km altitude; the airplane takeoff weight will be about 70 and the seating capacity — about 30," the company said.


    https://tass.com/defense/1170865
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    Post  George1 on Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:14 pm

    The fourth MS-21-300 aircraft received painting and a passenger cabin

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/4069619.html
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    Post  dino00 on Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:39 am

    In Russia they tested an electric motor based on superconductivity technologies

    MOSCOW, Jul 15 - RIA News. Russia was the first in the world to test an electric motor installation created on the basis of high-temperature superconductivity technologies and powered completely by a battery, RIA Novosti said in the Advanced Research Fund .

    "Within the framework of a joint project of the Advanced Research Foundation and CJSC SuperOx, laboratory tests of the elements of the aviation integrated electric power system were carried out for the first time in the world on the basis of a single high-temperature superconducting (HTSC) platform consisting of a rechargeable battery, HTSC cable, HTSC current limiting device and HTSC- electric motor, ”the press service said.

    They explained that during the tests, power was provided only through a specially designed high-power battery.


    Testing was carried out in conditions of simulating take-off and landing, battery charge and discharge in flight, as well as in emergency conditions.

    In the future, the system is planned to be used as part of an experimental aviation hybrid power plant. It, in turn, is being developed by the Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Motors, tests in the aircraft are planned for 2020-2021.

    The project is being implemented, as specified in the Foundation for Advanced Research, to create fully electric planes and helicopters that differ from existing aircraft models in more advanced operational characteristics.

    A joint project of the Advanced Research Foundation and CJSC SuperOx to create a high-temperature superconducting electric motor was launched in December 2016. The technologies being implemented open up the possibility of creating "fully electric" aircraft, such as vertical take-off and landing air taxi and electric marine vessels. As part of the project, to demonstrate the capabilities of the technology, samples of electric motors with a capacity of 50 kilowatts and 500 kilowatts were developed.


    https://ria.ru/20200715/1574362357.html

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    Post  owais.usmani on Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:00 pm

    https://www.flightglobal.com/aerospace/cr929-faces-delays-amid-beijing-moscow-differences/139257.article

    CR929 faces delays amid Beijing, Moscow differences



    Russia has disclosed that the Sino-Russian CR929 widebody programme will make its first delivery in 2028-2029, in what appears to be another round of delays in the programme’s production timeline.

    Russian media reports cite Irkut chief Ravil Khakimov as saying that the delivery timeline will move to the right, amid “difficulties” in working with Chinese counterparts.

    Irkut is a unit of Russian airframer United Aircraft (UAC), which is co-developing the CR929 with Chinese counterpart Comac. The type’s first flight is planned around 2025, though Russia disclosed that it was to have taken place in 2023.

    Among issues between both parties include the splitting of responsibilities: Comac wants exclusive rights to sell the CR929 to the Chinese market, a larger, faster-growing market than Russia. Neither party has commented on the matter.

    The latest update comes as the Russian government calls for “compromise” over the CR929 programme.

    Russian trade and industry minister Denis Manturov says that Moscow will continue to finance the CR929 programme, despite the problems cited. Manturov was responding to a question from a Russian senator about the prospects for the country’s aviation industry.

    The minister was quoted in the Russian Federal Assembly’s official newsletter as saying that Russia is “constantly in a position to find a compromise,” given that its role in the programme is to secure orders from foreign carriers, while China will target its own domestic market.

    Khakimov, who was speaking at a meeting of Russia’s Economic Policy Committee of the Federation Council, says the CR929 programme is now at the stage of analysing proposals from suppliers to determine the widebody’s final configuration.

    FlightGlobal has previously reported that both Comac and UAC were working to secure launch customers for the widebody.
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    Post  owais.usmani on Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:03 pm

    https://www.flightglobal.com/aerospace/laminar-flow-nacelle-being-explored-for-pd-35-engine/139245.article

    Laminar-flow nacelle being explored for PD-35 engine


    Russian researchers are exploring the use of laminar flow to improve the aerodynamic efficiency of nacelles for the planned Aviadvigatel PD-35 engine.

    The PD-35 is a higher-thrust evolution of the PD-14 – the powerplant for the Irkut MC-21 – and intended for the proposed Russian-Chinese long-haul CRAIC CR929 twinjet.

    Aviadvigatel is jointly working with Moscow’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute, and other organisations, to design a laminar engine nacelle demonstrator for flight tests.

    The project aims to optimise the nacelle contours and the interface with the pylon for various operational areas of the flight envelope, including cruise, crosswind, and high angles of attack.

    “It takes into account all the significant factors influencing the position of the laminar-turbulent boundary-layer transition on the nacelle, as well as the effect of the airframe and engine,” the institute says.

    Researchers at the institute are analysing the aerodynamic characteristics of the aircraft and the laminar nacelle with specially-developed software.

    The institute says the nacelle is predicted to reduce air resistance by around 2%, with a corresponding reduction in fuel consumption.

    “[This will be] a significant advantage in the development of an aircraft in the long-haul category,” says the institute’s head of powerplant aerodynamics Alexander Lysenkov.

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    Post  owais.usmani on Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:04 pm

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/4095676.html

    First installation of PD-14 engines on MS-21-310 aircraft

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    Post  owais.usmani on Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:39 am

    https://rostec.ru/news/odk-razrabotala-kompozitnuyu-lopatku-dlya-aviadvigatelya-pd-35/

    UEC has developed a composite blade for the PD-35 aircraft engine


    As part of the project to create an aircraft engine PD-35, the United Engine Corporation of the State Corporation Rostec has developed a necessary element of PD-35 - a composite blade, said UEC Deputy General Director Valery Geykin, who heads the engine technology business.

    UEC is developing a technology for the production of composite fan blades as part of a program to create a family of high-thrust engines. According to Valery Geikin, achieving the specified parameters of the PD-35 engine requires the development of about 18 critical technologies, among which one of the key technologies is a fan blade made of composites. At the same time, the general designer of the UEC-Aviadvigatel enterprise, Alexander Inozemtsev, specified that the transition from a solid titanium to a hollow titanium blade made it possible to reduce the mass of the unit by 30%, and the use of a composite blade would save another 30% in weight.

    “Together with the institutes, we created the design and technology of such a blade and manufactured the first experimental kits, carried out the required volume of tests, which allowed us to assemble the engine with these blades and start bench tests,” TASS agency quoted Alexander Inozemtsev as saying.

    Serial production of blades will be launched at the UEC-Saturn plant.

    Let us remind you that the PD-35 ultra-high-thrust by-pass turbojet engine is intended for installation on promising wide-body aircraft. In particular, it is planned to equip them with the Chinese-Russian wide-body long-range aircraft CR929 and Il-96-400M.

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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic on Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:01 am

    owais.usmani wrote:https://rostec.ru/news/odk-razrabotala-kompozitnuyu-lopatku-dlya-aviadvigatelya-pd-35/

    UEC has developed a composite blade for the PD-35 aircraft engine

    Good, now a composite fan is becoming almost a must for the best large engines (even if in some cases I ask myself if it is not partially a commercial and marketing issue more than a engineering and real issue (like the AESA radar for Indian fighters)...
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    Post  Rodion_Romanovic on Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:26 am

    New aircraft based on the L-610 presented..

    Apparently it should be have 2 turboprop engines rated at 2250 hp each (1750 hp for the original let610).


    It's  not clear to me if plan it to be motorized by a derated version of the Klimov TV7-117ST that will go also on the bigger il-114 or if it will be a variant of that engine  (with less axial stages  in the compressor) (as the il-114 has a max takeoff weight of 23500kg vs the 17000 kg of the TVRS ( 14500 kg for the let610)).

    The TV7-117ST that will go on the il-114-300 and on the il-112v has a takeoff rating of 3000hp and an emergency rating of 3500 hp...  much more than the 2250hp takeoff power required by this aircraft...

    https://bmpd.livejournal.com/4099048.html


    TVRS aircraft offer based on Czechoslovak L-610 aircraft
    On the web resource www.aviaport.ru a well-known participant leutenant posted an interesting presentation of the TVRS regional turboprop aircraft project proposed by the Ural Civil Aviation Plant (UZGA) in Yekaterinburg on the basis of the Czechoslovak L-610 aircraft developed back in socialist times. The TVRS aircraft is supposed to be equipped in the basic version with Russian turboprop engines TV7-117ST-01 developed by UEC-Klimov; a significant part of the units and components are planned to be taken from other types of aircraft that have already been mastered in Russia earlier.

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    Post  LMFS on Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:28 pm

    More about the unification of structures at UAC:

    https://zen.yandex.ru/media/id/5ddfbc8b9515ee00ac9e370a/formuly-obedinenii-5f23e109b1ad847f10161564
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    Post  LMFS on Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:40 pm

    Some more details about the PD-35 and the new composite fan:

    https://rg.ru/2020/07/29/letnye-ispytaniia-dvigatelia-pd-35-nachnutsia-v-2025-godu.html

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