The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) presents Russian aircraft at LAAD 2017 Defence & Security exhibition to be held from 4 to 7 April in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). MiG-29 and Su-30 combat aircraft, Yak-130 and Yak-152 trainer aircraft, Be-200 and Be-300 amphibious aircraft, as well as MC-21 short to medium-range aircraft will be presented at the UAC stand (pavilion 3, stand 66).
LAAD 2017 is the largest and most important defence and security event in Latin America. The market of this large and fast-emerging region is of great business interest for UAC. The exhibition organizers report that LAAD-2017 will host about 250 companies from 35 countries and more than 37 thousand experts from 74 countries are going to visit the exhibition.
On 6 June United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) approved the general layout of CR929 long-range wide-body aircraft. The parties agreed as to the aircraft principal geometry – wing span and shape, fuselage length, fuselage nose and tail section dimensions, aircraft fins sizing and form, location of engines, landing gear and doors. The above is the result of efforts undertaken by JET-team, the joint Sino-Russian engineering team headed by CR929 chief designers Maxim Litvinov (representing the Russian side) and Chen Yingchun (representing the Chinese side).
On May, 30 China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC) has received answers to previously distributed RFPs from 7 potential suppliers of Power Propulsion Systems (PPS) for long-range wide-body CR929 aircraft. These 7 potential PPS suppliers include companies from Russia, China, USA and Europe.
UAC’s subsidiaries are actively implementing digital technologies, aimed to solve the main task - increasing the current and future competitiveness of Russian aircraft on the global market, - said President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yury Slyusar during a session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.