Russia hopes to export to China of military transport aircraft Il-476 latest
Data for: People’s Liberation Army Air Force active duty air force transport aircraft Il-76 main.
in the twists and turns, the Sino-Russian trade between the reproduction of large military transport aircraft dawn. According to the Russian Interfax reported on November 19, the Russian defense export company export goods and services the Air Force special head 谢尔盖科尔涅夫 At the recent International Air Show in Zhuhai, China announced that Russia will would suggest that the Chinese purchase of the Ulyanovsk aircraft factory production of new military transport aircraft Il-476 type. Allegedly, Il-76 Il-476 is the improved model, and apply a number of new technologies.
dystocia transport re-start
reported that China had in 2005 ordered 34 Il-76MD military transport aircraft and four Il-78MK tanker. But the sale of 38 aircraft in fact contract in March 2006 had already been frozen. At that time, responsible for the production of these aircraft Uzbekistan Tashkent aviation production association for Cheka Love “price factor” do not want to produce. The end of 2006, the Russian defense export contract, the company finally decided to replace the main execution business, by the Ulyanovsk aircraft factory to continue production.
Yi Liu Shengong Russian Il-476 by IL-76 Division all-round modernization, the development of a new military transport aircraft. According to the U.S. “Global Security” Web site speculated that 2010 to 2011, mass production of Il-476 will be located in Ulyanovsk’s “Air Star-SP” aircraft factory in full swing. Il-476 aircraft was the first launch in 2010, and conducted a series of flight tests. Allegedly, the Russian Defense Ministry plans to buy at least 38 of the Il-476 cargo aircraft and tanker model.
trying to take advantage of new models to consolidate the market
Brezhnev Cole said: “The Il-76 transport aircraft production line in Uri Young promise Fu Sike restored but the model will be fully modernized Il-476 new generation and we will recommend this aircraft to the Chinese partners. “He also stressed:” Russia will not resume the previously mentioned and China has signed on to provide military transport planes and Il-76 Il-78 aerial refueling tanker contract issues, no doubt, there will be a new contract, because the new breed of aircraft is completely different. “
reported that Il-476 transport aircraft installation of the digital flight control system, also equipped with a glass cockpit. In addition, the new machine has been redesigned wing, which uses a large number of modern techniques. In power systems, Il-476 will be equipped with PS-90A-76 engines. The engine thrust of 14.5 tons, compared to IL-76 was originally used in D-30KP 12-ton thrust engine a slight increase at the same time reducing fuel consumption.
Some analysts believe that, after the “IL-76 problem” has affected the international reputation of Russian equipment, the Russian aerospace manufacturers obviously want to make use of new transport aircraft to consolidate market position in China . In addition, because China’s large aircraft project matures, the interest to foreign equipment leaving less space, Russian companies are also selling new transport aircraft to improve competitiveness considerations. (Source: International Online – “News of the World”)