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Deliveries of the Baikal aircraft may be postponed for a year

Deliveries of the Baikal aircraft may be postponed for a year
The aircraft factory in Ulan-Ude by one year can delay the delivery of light-engine aircraft "Baikal". This was announced by the head of Buryatia, Alexey Tsydenov. Prospects for the production of aircraft in the near future will be discussed at the level of the government and the president of Russia.

As the Interfax, the delivery dates of the aircraft to Yakutia were indicated by 2022 year, but will be moved. At the same time, the republic will remain the first and main customer. According to the head of Buryatia, the configuration of the machine has been changed, it will consist of Russian components.

Plane "Baikal" planned create a replacement outdated An-Xnumx. The need for this type of vessels in the country now is about 100 pieces of equipment. Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, who proposed creating a regional airline in the Far East, said that this is possible only in case of start in Buryatia, the continuous production of light-engine aircraft.

Initially, it was assumed that in serial production will be launched TVS-2DTS8 (Baikal). This is a prototype created by SibNIA them. Chaplygina (Novosibirsk) using composite technologies, which they later decided to abandon.

At the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, where the liner will be produced, suggested using lightweight aluminum alloys instead of composite. According to experts, it is difficult to operate and repair in the climatic conditions of the far north.
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