Maxim Pyadushkin

Maxim Pyadushkin
Russia Correspondent,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Maxim holds a key position at AW&ST’s Russian partner – Air Transport Observer magazine ( In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.
Maxim has a degree on international relations from MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia, and for several years worked at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Aeroflot Boosts Superjet 100 With Aircraft’s Largest Order 
Sukhoi Superjet 100 program received a major boost Sept. 11 with its largest order, from Aeroflot. Russia’s biggest airline signed an agreement with United Aircraft Corp. (UAC), parent company of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, for 100 aircraft of the type.
Russian Su-30SMs To Receive New Engines 
The Russian military plans to re-engine its two-seat Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter.
Su-57, MiG-35 Fighters Receive First Orders 
Eight years after its first flight, the Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter finally has its first order from the Russian military, along with the MiG-35.
Tupolev Rolls Out Modernized Tu-22M3M Bomber 
Russia’s Tupolev, a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, rolled out the first modernized Tu-22M3M strategic bomber Aug. 16.
Chinese, European, Russian Contenders For CR929 Landing Gear 
After surveying the industry with a request for information, Craic issues RFP for CR929 landing gear. UTAS chose not to move beyond that first stage.
UAC Explains CR929 Landing Gear RFP 
Potential U.S. suppliers did not progress beyond the request-for-information (RFI) stage for Craic CR929 landing gear, said United Aircraft Corp. (UAC), explaining why only Chinese, European and Russian companies received a request for proposals (RFP).
Sukhoi to Improve the Superjet
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 will not be at Farnborough’s display this year due to minimized Russian participation at the air show.
Russia’s UAC Leads World In Combat Aircraft Deliveries 
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has become the largest manufacturer of combat fixed-wing aircraft in the world.
Mi-26 Heavy Helicopter To Get Russian Engines 
The re-engined version of the world’s heaviest helicopter—the Russian Mil Mi-26—will take off in 2023.
Craic Fixes Main CR929 Dimensions 
Sino-Russian consortium Craic has fixed the main dimensional details of its CR929 widebody aircraft, having revised them from figures given to Aviation Daily in May.
Ilyushin Confirms Preliminary Design Of Il-276 Medium Lifter 
The Russian military aims to gradually renew the entire range of its airlift capabilities, and its medium lifter has taken one step forward in development.
Saratov Airlines Grounded Four Months After An-148 Crash 
Russian authorities have grounded Saratov Airlines, just under four months after the fatal Antonov An-148 crash involving the carrier based in Saratov in the Volga region.
CR929’s Width Sized For Nine Abreast Seating 
Designers of the Sino-Russian Craic CR929 widebody airliner have retained a fuselage width sized for nine-abreast seating, even as other dimensions have changed during early development.
Kazakhstan Orders More Sukhoi Su-30SM Fighters 
Kazakhstan is gradually expanding its fleet of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-30SM multirole fighters.
European Traffic Grows for Russia’s Largest FBO
Russia’s business aviation is moving out of stagnation, confirms the country’s largest FBO, Vnukovo-3.
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