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.

Russia’s T-50 Prototype Flies With New Engine 
Russia’s Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter took off with a new engine for the first time, according to United Aircraft Corp.
Beriev A-100 AEW Aircraft Makes First Flight 
Russia’s new airborne early warning and control aircraft, the A-100 Premier, flew for the first time on Nov. 18 from Taganrog in southern Russia.
Russia Resumes Production Of Tu-160 Strategic Bomber 
Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) has resumed production of its largest combat aircraft—the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber.
Sukhoi Unveiling Longer-Range Business Jet 
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has announced a long-range version of its Sukhoi Business Jet, a VIP variant of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional aircraft.
Sukhoi Unveiling Longer-Range Business Jet 3
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation is using the Dubai Airshow to announce a long-range version of its Sukhoi Business Jet, a VIP variant of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional aircraft.
Russian Military Receives First Mi-28UB Training Helos 
The Russian military received its first batch of eight Mil Mi-28UB combat training helicopters, the defense ministry reported Nov. 9.
Estonia’s Nordica To Select Narrowbodies In 2019 
Estonia’s Nordica will begin the selection of narrowbody airliners in 2019.
Russian Military Chooses SR-10 As New Initial Jet Trainer 
The Russian Aerospace Forces will replace its aging Czech-made Aero Vodochody L-39 jet trainers with a new aircraft, the SR-10.
Russia’s New AEW Aircraft To Fly By Year’s End 
The Russian Air Force is preparing to seriously expand its airborne early warning capabilities, with its new A-100 AEW aircraft set to make its first flight by year’s end.
Russia To Tighten Airline Regulation After VIM Troubles 
Fearing protests by potentially stranded passengers, the government is looking at mandatory financial standards for airlines.
CR929 model.
What’s In A Name? It Depends On The Language 
Chinese and Russian partners developing a new widebody have adopted a permanent name for the aircraft, variously shown as CR 929 and CR929.
Beijing And Moscow Agree On Initial Widebody Engine Research  3
Russia and China each have plans for an engine for the widebody now called the CR929. But they have agreed to cooperate.
Model of a C929 at a recent Chinese exhibition.
Russia, China Begin Cooperation On Widebody Engine  1
Russian and Chinese engine makers have agreed to cooperate in the initial stages of what could become a joint engine for the widebody commercial aircraft their countries have begun developing.
New Engine For Ilyushin Turboprops Starts Flight Trials 
The TV7-117ST turboprop engine made its first flight on the Ilyushin Il-76LL testbed from the Gromov Flight Research Institute, in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, on Sept. 12.
Merger of Russia’s Civil Airframers First Step In Major Restructure 
The merger is intended to simplify management and cut operating costs. Combat, transport and strategic aviation assets also will eventually be merged.
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