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  • Modernised An-2 demonstrator completes first flight


    ​A Siberian aerospace research center has achieved first flight of a highly modified Antonov An-2 biplane with redesigned, winglet-like braces and carbonfibre wing structures, Sukhoi announced on 10 June.


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  • PARIS: Ilyushin Finance navigates choppy domestic waters


    ​Only a year ago Ilyushin Finance seemed in a very different position. A longstanding debate about its mixed ownership...


  • PARIS: Russian military revamps modernisation plans


    ​Asking questions about next generation bombers and unmanned air vehicle projects in Russia’s defence industry leads to...


  • PARIS: Weakening ruble revives VIP Tu-204 sales pitch


    ​If there is any silver lining to Russia's recent economic woes, it has revived interest in a VIP version of the...


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  • PARIS: Ilyushin Finance navigates choppy domestic waters

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Only a year ago Ilyushin Finance seemed in a very different position. A longstanding debate about its mixed ownership structure was finally poised for resolution. Negotiations remained active last summer with Bombardier about a proposal to buy 100 locally-built Q400 turboprops, as the Russian lessor waited for CSeries deliveries to begin in mid-2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Ilyushin-Finance-navigates-choppy-domestic-waters-413270/
  • PARIS: Russian military revamps modernisation plans

    News | 17 Jun 2015 05:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Asking questions about next generation bombers and unmanned air vehicle projects in Russia’s defence industry leads to quick – albeit unhelpful – responses in on-the-record interviews.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Russian-military-revamps-modernisation-plans-413287/
  • PARIS: Weakening ruble revives VIP Tu-204 sales pitch

    News | 16 Jun 2015 06:11 | Stephen Trimble

    ​If there is any silver lining to Russia's recent economic woes, it has revived interest in a VIP version of the Tupolev Tu-204.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Weakening-ruble-revives-VIP-Tu-204-sales-pitch-413618/
  • PARIS: UAC reaffirms plan to export Su-35 to China

    News | 16 Jun 2015 06:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​China could still become Russia's first export customer for the Sukhoi Su-35 by the end of the year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-UAC-reaffirms-plan-to-export-Su-35-to-China-413623/
  • PARIS: Irkut president sets out MC-21 ambitions

    News | 15 Jun 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Do not question Oleg Demchenko’s ambition. As the president of Irkut, the chain-smoking 71-year-old executive is leading a Russian company with little track record in the commercial market into a direct sales confrontation against Airbus and Boeing, which, Demchenko notes, will do “anything they can” to stop a new competitor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Irkut-president-sets-out-MC-21-ambitions-413204/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Comparing the Superjet and CSeries cockpits and cabins

    News | 15 Jun 2015 08:39 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    The debut of the Bombardier CSeries at the Paris air show provides the opportunity for the 110-160-seater to be compared with a contemporary twinjet at the lower end of its size scale – the Sukhoi Superjet 100.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Comparing-the-Superjet-and-CSeries-cockpits-and-cabins-413528/