Dmitry Rogozin: Ilyushin Design Bureau Expressed Willingness to Resume Production of IL-114

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Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said the Ilyushin Design Bureau expressed its willingness to resume production of regional aircraft IL-114.

“At the meeting, the Government once again returned to the issue of production of turboprop aircraft IL-114. Ilyushin Design Bureau is ready to take this job,” Mr. Rogozin wrote. He also stressed that it involves a complete digital redesign of the aircraft and its profound modernization. “Ministry of Industry will present an action plan in 2 weeks,” Dmitry Rogozin said.

Earlier, it was said that it is necessary to bring IL-114 to the level of the characteristics of modern analogs to make it requested for civil aviation, which will require investments at the level of 8.12 billion rubles and term- about five years, by the estimates of potential producers.

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Posted on September 11, 2014, in Aviation Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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