Top News on Tupolev

  • Pentagon report highlights China's airpower development

    A US Department of Defence report has underlined China’s determination to develop its airpower capabilities.

  • Other News for Tupolev

  • Russia selects engine supplier for new bomber: report

    Russia has turned to a familiar source – the Kuznetsov Design Bureau – to develop the engines for a next-generation ...

  • MAKS: Sukhoi aims to meet UAC ambitions for Superjet

    United Aircraft has put its faith in the Superjet to play a lead role in Russia's civil ambitions, and despite a lack...

  • PARIS: Pogosyan sees market for 200 Su-35s

    The mighty Sukhoi Su-35 lancing through the Le Bourget sky this week is just the beginning of the type's international...

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  • Tu-204 operator Red Wings gets state backing for Crimea flights

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:53 | Tom Zaitsev

    Russia's government is to provide financial support for Red Wings' operations in Crimea.
  • Russian charter carrier Bylina ceases operations

    News | 27 Aug 2014 13:27 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian authorities have grounded the specialist charter carrier Bylina over the state of its finances.
  • ANALYSIS: The changing size and shape of the world airliner fleet

    News | 22 Aug 2014 10:58 | Murdo Morrison

    There are many fronts in the commercial war between the big two airframers. In one crucial skirmish – size of global single-aisle in-service fleet – the Airbus A320 family is within a whisker of overtaking the Boeing 737, when old and current-generation types are combined.
  • Russia looks to domestic aircraft to counter sanctions

    News | 18 Aug 2014 11:40 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russia’s government is looking into forming an airline using domestically-built aircraft to circumvent the sanctions which grounded low-cost operator Dobrolet.
  • ANALYSIS: Ilyushin Finance working hard to place orders

    News | 08 Aug 2014 13:48 | Dominic Perry

    ​Busy times surely lie ahead for Ilyushin Finance. Not only does the Russian lessor have around 100 aircraft to place over the coming years – with a further 50 in the pipeline – but it is also dealing with a major ownership change and potential rebranding as it looks to disentangle itself from its largely domestic origins and grow into a more globalised business.
  • ANALYSIS: Will sanctions affect Russia's aerospace integration with the West?

    News | 08 Aug 2014 09:43 | Murdo Morrison

    ​At first glance, the Russian presence at this year’s Farnborough reflected the confidence of the country’s resurgent aerospace sector, and the value with which its key players regard the biennial air show. All the industry’s big names had sizeable chalets or stands, including United Aircraft (UAC), the holding company for most of the country’s aircraft brands, as well as Russian Helicopters and defence export agency Rosonboronexport. UAC company Irkut had its own exhibition area for a mock-up of the in-development MC-21 narrowbody, while another subsidiary, Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC), had two Superjet 100s on static display with its Italian partner Superjet International.