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07/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/23/2021 09:35

UEC will provide after-sales service for SaM146 engines on Red Wings aircraft

UEC will provide after-sales service for SaM146 engines on Red Wings aircraft

Site news 22.07.2021

July 22, 2021

PJSC 'UEC-Saturn' (a part of the United Engine Corporation of Rostec) will provide after-sales service of SaM146 engines for the entire fleet of SSJ100 aircraft of JSC 'Red Wings'. The corresponding agreement was signed during the International Aviation and Space Show MAKS-2021 in Zhukovsky near Moscow. This means 50 engines in operation, as well as planned for delivery in the coming years.

The provision of service maintenance for the SaM146 engine under a direct contract with the company operating the SSJ100 is a new line of business for PJSC UEC-Saturn. The contract covers a wide range of services and works on technical support and repair and it is concluded for the long term. The fleet of Red Wings Airlines consists of seven new aircraft and will increase in the coming years, which will allow PJSC UEC-Saturn to systematically build a support system by the time the airline's fleet reaches 25 aircraft.

'Interaction between PJSC UEC-Saturn and Red Wings Airlines will provide an opportunity to study in detail the needs of the operator and improve the after-sales service system as a whole,' said Viktor Polyakov, Deputy General Director - Managing Director of PJSC UEC-Saturn.

It is worth reminding that for more than two years on the basis of PJSC UEC-Saturn in the immediate vicinity of the operators of JSC UEC, pools of replacement engines and line replaceable units have been created and are successfully operating, which allows Russian airlines to receive the necessary support much faster, bypassing the customs clearance procedures. These services are in great demand among customers.

SaM146 is an integrated propulsion system (including turbofan engine, engine nacelle with thrust reverse, attachments) specially designed for the SSJ100 regional aircraft. The engine is produced by PJSC UEC-Saturn under the terms of an equal partnership with Safran Aircraft Engines (France).

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PJSC UEC-Saturn is an engine-manufacturing company specialized in the design and development, production and after-market support of gas turbine engines for commercial aviation, power generation and gas compression as well as for ships and vessels.
UEC-Saturn is part of United Engine Corporation.
PJSC UEC-Saturn is a member of Russia's Mechanical Engineers Union, an All-Russian industrial association of employers. The Yaroslavl regional division of the All-Russian public organization 'Russia's Mechanical Engineers Union' is headed PJSC UEC-Saturn Managing Director.

United Engine Corporation (JSC) (a Rostec State Corporation company) is an integrated organization specialized in the design and development, serial production and after-market support of engines for military and commercial aviation, space programs, the Navy as well as for the oil and gas industry and power generation.

Rostec State Corporation is one of the biggest industrial companies in Russia. It includes over 800 scientific and production enterprises in 60 regions of the country. The key areas of activity are aircraft industry, radio electronics, medical technologies, innovative materials etc. The Rostec portfolio spans such renowned brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, UAC, Russian Helicopters, UEC, Uralvagonzavod, Shvabe, Kalashnikov Concern and others. Rostec is fully engaged in the implementation of 12 national projects. The company is a key supplier of Smart City technologies, it deals with the digitalization of state management, industry, social sectors, devises development plans for 5G wireless communication technologies, industrial Internet of Things, big data and block-chain systems. Rostec is a partner of the world's leading manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli, Renault etc. The corporation's products are delivered to more than 100 countries. Almost a third of the company's receipts comes from the export of high-tech products.

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