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15.11.2013

PS-90A has worked 11,000 hours

In November 2013 the aviation engine family PS-90A developed by OAO Aviadvigatel set new records.

The PS-90A engine (( 3407105) installed on the Tu-204-300 (board RA-64039) belonging to Vladivostok Avia has worked more than 11,000 hours on the wing. As of November 12 it achieved 11,055 hours.

This engine was manufactured by the Perm Engine Company in March 2010. Since May of this year PS-90A has been flying as part of the engines on the long-haul passenger aircraft. In this time Tu-204-300 has made more than 2,000 flights, transporting about 300,000 passengers from Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Irkutsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka to Moscow, Tashkent, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, and other cities.

Another member of the family, the PS-90A-76 engine ( 7405039) has exceeded the 11,000 threshold of operating hours. It is installed on the Il-76TD-90 (board 4K-AZ101) aircraft belonging to Azeri airline Silk Way. This engine was manufactured by the Perm Engine Company in January 2006. It has been part of the engine on this unique air freight since 2008, transporting various cargoes from Europe, Afghanistan, Israel, Kuwait, Turkey, the UAE, and other countries.

OAO Aviadvigatel is a leading Russian design firm developing gas turbine engines for aviation and industrial applications. It is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OAO OPK OBORONPROM specialising in engine-building assets.

OAO OPK OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business are helicopters (OAO Russian Helicopters), engine-building (OAO ODK), and other assets.

State corporation Rostech is a Russian corporation founded in 2007 to facilitate the development, production, and export of high-tech industrial products for civil and military applications. Altogether, Russian Technologies encompasses 663 organizations. The corporation includes 17 holdings, 12 of which are in the military-industrial complex, and five of which are in civilian industry. The corporation works in 60 constituent regions of the Russian Federation and supplies products to more than 70 countries around the world. Its 2012 turnover 931 billion rubles, with net profit of 38.5 billion rubles. It paid a total of 109 billion rubles in taxes at all levels


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