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All SSJ100-Fleet Azimuth Airlines, Orders Airbus A220s!

All SSJ100-Fleet Azimuth Airlines, Orders Airbus A220s!

Azimuth airlines surprised many, by announcing an order for Airbus A220s, the jet being a direct competitor (of sorts) to its SSJ100 fleet. The news is coming out of the MAKS2021 air show, in Moscow. Traditionally, the venue is heavy on military aircraft news, but...
Kamchatka Crash: Antonov An-26 Made Missed Approach

Kamchatka Crash: Antonov An-26 Made Missed Approach

More information has come to light regarding the crash of the Antonov An-26 plane in the Kamchatka peninsula in bad weather last week. As we already saw, the accident happened on the 6th of July. The Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Air Enterprise An-26 in this crash, flew...
CR929 – Russia And China Give The Go-Ahead

CR929 – Russia And China Give The Go-Ahead

After some protracted negotiations between the two partners, Russia and China agree to begin production of the CR929 this year. We have seen before that both countries are working separately on very interesting single-aisle projects. Both of them aim to rival the A320...
Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian Engines

Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian Engines

Still in development, Irkut’s MC-21 swapped its American-made PW1400G engines with the Russian PD-14s, and flew for the first time. The flight took place at Irkut’s own airfield in Siberia, on Tuesday. It’s been three years since Irkut first flew its first MC-21...