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 (www.ato.ru). 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.

Articles
Russia Shares MH17 Radar Data 13
The Russian military is using radar data to point to the Ukrainian military's potential involvement in the downing of MH17.
Russia’s MS-21 Moves Into Assembly 

Russia is continuing its comeback effort in the commercial narrowbody market with the new MS-21, in production and aimed at domestic, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Southeast Asian markets.

United Aircraft Advances in Commercial, Military—Pogosyan
Russia has limited its military presence at the Farnborough Airshow this year, focusing mainly on civil programs.
Sukhoi Eyes Superjet Stretch Plan For 2015 
Sukhoi is looking for ways to make the Superjet more competitive
U.S. Returns To Farnborough Air Show, Russia Retreats
International political and security developments are casting a shadow on this year's Farnborough International Airshow.
Sukhoi Superjet 100 Production Increases As Upgrades Take Shape 
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) is increasing production rates of its Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional jet, but growing competition in the segment has forced the Russian manufacturer to look for ways to improve its only product.
Downed Il-76 A Big Blow For Ukraine 

Ukraine’s air force recently suffered its biggest blow since the beginning of anti-separatist operations in the breakaway eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk this spring.

Russia Bringing No Military Aircraft To Farnborough 
The threat of new sanctions from the U.S. and the European Union due to the unrest in Ukraine is prompting Russia to limit its participation at the Farnborough air show.
Russia Bringing No Military Aircraft To Farnborough 
The threat of new sanctions from the U.S. and the European Union due to the unrest in Ukraine is prompting Russia to limit its participation at the Farnborough air show.
Comac, UAC Study Moderate Range For Proposed Joint Widebody 
Russo-Chinese widebody would have quite moderate range, avoiding 787 competition
Ukraine’s Losses From Separatists’ Fire Mount 
Ukraine’s air force recently suffered its biggest blow since the beginning of anti-separatist operations in the breakaway eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk this spring.
Russia And China Agree On Widebody Development 

Russia and China have formally begun a cooperative program to develop a widebody airliner that is expected to go into service in 2023-25.

The program appears not to have entered full-scale development, however, since the Russian partner, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), says the two sides will now “define the design of the aircraft’s major subsystems, the sales strategy and the most effective forms of participation from both sides.”

 
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