Russian-Made Engine For Superjet Completes Ground Tests

PD-8 engine on the test bench in Rybinsk
Credit: UEC
Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) has completed the bench test of the first prototype of its PD-8 turbofan engine. The PD-8 is designed to power the SSJ-NEW, an all-Russian-component version of the Superjet (SSJ) 100 regional jet. The ground tests took place at the facilities of the engine’s...

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