Aviation

MS-21-310 Prototype Ready for Flight Tests with PD-14 Engines

The Rostec State Corporation announced today completing the construction of an MS-21-310 prototype aircraft that will undergo flight tests with Russian PD-14 engines. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. “Only a few countries in the world are capable of creating aviation equipment at this level. The upcoming tests of the MS-21 with domestic engines are a…
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Italy Receives Final Eurofighter

Italy has received into service its final Eurofighter combat aircraft, concluding the current core nation programme of record (PoR) that also includes Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom
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Russia’s New Airborne Command Post to be based on Il-96-400M

Sources in the Russian aircraft industry have said that Russia’s new Airborne Command Post (Doomsday plane) will be built on the basis of an Il-96-400M quadjet long-haul wide-body airliner, reports TASS. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Currently, an Il-80 plane is used for the purpose. "It is scheduled to replace it with an Il-96-400M.…
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New Generation “Ansat” Presented at HeliRussia-2020

The Ansat multipurpose helicopter equipped with an internal fuel tank and ballonets is presented at the international exhibition HeliRussia-2020. It is planned to submit the prototype of the new generation of the Ansat helicopter for testing by the end of the year, said the press service of Russian Helicopters Holding. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google…
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Mi-24s still serving in Eastern Europe

The Mi-24/35 (NATO reporting name Hind) is an attack helicopter type which was once in mass use in Eastern Europe, operated in the 1990s and the early 2000s by the air arms of no less than seven countries, with a total fleet exceeding 170 aircraft
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76 Su-57 to be Delivered to Russian MoD by 2028

The Sukhoi Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant (KnAAPO) plans to deliver 76 Su-57 aircraft the Russian Ministry of Defence by 2028, said Ilya Tarasenko, General Director of PJSC Sukhoi Company. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "As part of the State Defence Order, we plan to supply the Ministry of Defence with 76 Su-57 aircraft complexes by…
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Il-114-300 Turboprop Aircraft to Fly in September

At a meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the General Director of the United Aircraft Corporation said that the Il-114-300 regional turboprop aircraft was set to make its first flight this September. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The [Il-114-300 ] aircraft has already been assembled. The airplane is undergoing ground tests and is…
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