MC-21 and C919 compared. Part 3.

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Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft engines, sum up

April 14, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We’ve been talking engines on Fridays since October 2016. The Corners covered several areas, from technologies to operations. And we could go on and dig deeper. But we will move on. Before we go,… Read More

Irkut MC-21 missing ultimate load test

By Bjorn Fehrm April 05, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: United Aircraft’s IRKUT MC-21 passed 90% of the static Ultimate load test end February at the TsAGI test institute in Moscow, reports ATO.RU. But the aircraft failed the 100% test. The… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: The Engine challenge

  October 21, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In our Corners on East bloc aeronautical industries, we could see that the hardest part to master in a new civilian airliner is the engine. Both new airliners from Russia and… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner; The Engine Research Institutes

  October 14, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In our Corners on East bloc aeronautical industries, we will now look at the role of the Research Institutes in Russian and Chinese civil aircraft engine development. The Russian engine industry… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner; The Chinese civil aircraft industry

September 30, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In our Corners on East bloc aeronautical industries, we will now look at the Chinese civil aircraft industry. The Chinese aero industry has similarities with the Russian industry in its overall structure. From the… Read More

Russian-Chinese wide-body: Program responsibilities

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Bjorn’s Corner; The Russian civil aircraft engine companies

  September 23, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In our Corners on East bloc aeronautical industries, we now look at the main Russian civil aircraft engine companies. As with the aircraft side, there is one overall Russian engine company since 2008,… Read More

Russian-Chinese wide-body: Aircraft performance

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Russian-Chinese wide-body: The aircraft, Part 4

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