Russia began producing components for the repair of the Ukrainian engine of «Ruslan»

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in fotosentregatro military transport aircraft An-124 Ruslan. Archival photoRussia began producing components for the repair of the Ukrainian engine of «Ruslan»© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

Enterprises of Rostec began making individual parts and Assembly units for engines D-18T, mounted on super-heavy transport aircraft An-124 «Ruslan», told RIA Novosti Director of aviation industrial cluster of the state Corporation Anatoly Serdyukov.

Now, these transporters are the engines D-18T produced by the Ukrainian company «Motor Sich».

«The repair of engines D-18T does the company not included neither UEC nor rostec. In the framework of cooperation of the UEC (United engine Corporation), manufactures individual parts and Assembly units for engines of this type. Work has already deployed,» — said Serdyukov during the exhibition «Gidroaviasalon-2018».

Earlier, the President of the United aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar said that the Corporation together with the Ministry of defence will now begin in 2018 work on the creation of a new transport aircraft that would replace the «Ruslan». In the division of transport aircraft UAC reported that in the framework of the feasibility study program STTS (super-heavy military transport aircraft) develops measures to maintain the health of the Park An-124 and Il-76.

An-124-100 «Ruslan» is one of the most lifting aircraft in the world. It was developed in the first half of 1980-ies in the Antonov design Bureau in cooperation with leading Federal research institutes, enterprises, organizations of aviation industry and ministries.

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