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).
As explained by Chief Designer Maxim Litvinov (representing the Russian side) at the CR929 general layout signing ceremony, “The parties’ approval of CR929 general layout is a major step forward towards subsequent development of a uniform technical concept of CR929 family aircraft. This allows us to move on to the stage of full-scale joint development of the aircraft design and systems, inter alia, in the context of liaising with the potential suppliers of aircraft equipment and components.”
Chief Designer Chen Yingchun (representing the Chinese side) congratulated the team of Russian and Chinese engineers and noted the importance of CR929 general layout approval for further work to be carried out under the program.
The CR929 Program is currently at Gate 3 phase. Apart from aircraft general layout approval, this stage also includes experimental research work in the sphere of aerodynamics, selection of structural materials and analysis of technical commercial proposals submitted by potential suppliers of the key systems and equipment. These works and Gate 3 phase are expected to be completed by mid-2019.
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) showcased the latest Russian aircraft production programs at the Dubai Airshow (UAE), which took place November 17-21, 2019. For the first time at this exhibition, the Yak-130 combat trainer was represented on both on the static display and in the flight program.
The United aircraft Corporation (UAC) will present the newest Russian aircraft programs in Dubai from 17 to 21 November. The Yak-130 combat training aircraft will take part in the flight program of the exhibition, and models of modern Russian aircraft MC-21, Superjet 100, Su-30SME, Yak-130, MiG-35, Su-35, Su-57E, Be-200, Be-103, Il-78MK-90A, Il-76MD-90A, Il-112 and Il-114-300 will be presented at the UAC stand No. 770.