United Engine Corporation sees PD-35 engine cost at $3 bln
PERM, Aug 9 (PRIME) -- The cost of development of an advanced PD-35 aviation engine will amount to U.S. $3 billion, Alexander Inozemtsev, managing director at United Engine CorporationТs subsidiary UEC-Aviadvigatel (UEC Aviation Engine), told reporters on Friday.
УWe have earmarked $3 billion for creation of PD-35,Ф he said.
The company plans to participate in a joint RussianЦChinese creation of CR-929 wide-bodied aircraft and contribute the PD-35 engine to the plane, he said.
He also said that Russian state customers plan to buy 300 more PD-14 aviation engines. Currently, Aeroflot has ordered 50 MC-21 planes propelled by the PD-14 engine, he said.
Chinese customers are also interested in the PD-14 engine. УThey express interest in our PD-14, they are to visit us and discuss it next week,Ф he said.