Maxim Pyadushkin

Moscow Bureau Chief

Moscow, Russia


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.


Russian Yak-40 Demonstrates Superconducting Electric Propulsion

By Maxim Pyadushkin Aug 02, 2021
A Yak-40LL testbed modified with a nose-mounted propeller driven by a 500 kW low-loss superconducting electric motor has been demonstrated in flight for the first time.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russia Expands Its Space Station Real Estate

By Mark Carreau Aug 02, 2021
Key research module finally reaches station, then tries to depart.
Roscosmos Blames Software For Nauka Thruster Anomaly
A software glitch caused the newly arrived Russian Nauka module to inadvertently fire its thrusters after docking with the International Space Station July 29 and change the orbital outpost’s orientation.
andy.savoie@av… Fri, 07/30/2021 - 20:35
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