This is How Russia Wants to Save Its Aviation Sector

DALLAS – At a cabinet meeting at the end of June, the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade announced that the country’s aviation sector was to produce around 1,000 brand-new passenger aircraft by the year 2030.

The figure likely includes both modern designs like the Irkut MC-21 and Sukhoi SSJ-100 as well as vintage aircraft like the Tu-204 and Il-96 from the Soviet era.

The objective is, of course, to replace imported Airbus, Boeing, or Embraer equipment with domestically produced parts.

The ambitious initiative demonstrates that the Kremlin thinks Russia will continue to be economically cut off from the West for a read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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