Daily Archives: November 17, 2014
President of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) M.A. Pogosyan and President of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) Lin Zuoming signed a memorandum at Airshow Сhina 2014 aimed at expansion of partnership between the companies in the area of civil, transport and special-purpose aircraft, UAC’s press-service reports.
“Among the top-priority joint programs are cooperation in the area of development of turboprop aircraft as well as joint production, certification and promotion of regional aircraft. In order to implement the projects the parties have created a joint working group”, – UAC added.
A wide-body aircraft developed by Russia and China will enter market in 9 or 10 years, ITAR-TASS reports with reference to the president of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Mikhail Pogosyan.
“In the near term we are going to start the detailed design stage and assess the economic feasibility of the project. The program should enter market in 9 or 10 years,” Pogosyan said at Airshow China-2014.
According to him, flight testing of the aircraft seating 300 passengers and having a range of 12,000 km should be started in early 2020s.
According to Pogosyan, the initial stage of development is being started; the parties are looking for potential suppliers and define the scheme of cooperation.