Rostec State Corporation has been showing new civil, military and special aviation equipment at the MAKS 2019 International Air Show in Zhukovsky near Moscow between August 27 and September 1. Among those items are six new aircraft and helicopters, as well as communications equipment, electronic warfare equipment, aircraft systems, engines, and airfield equipment, corporate website reported. The state corporation is one of the main organizers of the MAKS show.
The Rostec subsidiaries exhibit theirproducts at an area of about 2.5K square meters. A large number of full-scale models of aircraft are placed in a static exhibition in the open.
The biggest unveiling at MAKS 2019 is the first-ever MS-21-300 mid-range aircraft, manufactured by the United Aircraft Corporation, and displayed to the general public for the first time. Forum guests are able to inspect the aircraft from the outside, and to see the passenger cabin of the aircraft. In addition, the fuselage of the Russian-Chinese CR929 aircraft is presented at the air show. Another new item at MAKS 2019 is the new Russian tanker Il-78M-90A in its first public display. It is the first air tanker produced in Russia in the post-Soviet period.
Among other aircraft models, an Ansat helicopter with a cabin in the style of the Aurus brand is presented for the first time at MAKS. In addition, the first serially produced Mi-38 helicopter in VIP configuration is shown for the first time at MAKS. Also, the newest Russian Ka-62 helicopter tool part in the forum’s flight program for the first time.
For the first time at the MAKS show, the PD-14 aircraft engine for the MS-21 aircraft, designed by the United Engine Corporation, is presented. The power plant unit has already received a type certificate from the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia). UEC plans to produce up to 50 PD-14 aircraft engines per year.
Among the military models is the fifth-generation Su-57 fighter, which is shown to the public for the first time at the static site at the air show, and also took part in the flight program. This is a fifth-generation multifunctional complex designed to solve a wide range of combat missions during operations against air, ground and sea targets. Another new military plane is the Il-112VE light military transport aircraft, an export modification of the Il-112V aircraft.