Russia Tests Demonstrator For PD-35 Turbofan

Demonstrator of the scaled-down PD-35 fan at the test bench in Perm, Russia.
Credit: UEC
MOSCOW—Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) has made a vital step in the development of the PD-35, its largest turbofan engine. The engine-maker’s Perm-based subsidiary UEC-Aviadvigatel reported in late July that bench tests of a fan demonstrator for the new engine had begun on June 27. UEC...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's 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.

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