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    Russia’s Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company (JSC) and its Indian partners plan to embark on the joint construction of multipurpose transport airliner, United Aircraft Corporation's President Mikhail Pogosyan said Saturday.

    MOSCOW, August 16 (RIA Novosti) - Russia’s Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company (JSC) and its Indian partners plan to embark on the joint construction of multipurpose transport airliner, United Aircraft Corporation's President Mikhail Pogosyan said Saturday.

     

    “In 2013 we finished the stage of preliminary design. Today we are at the stage of discussing further implementation program and shifting to engineering development,” Pogosyan said.

    He added that the final schedule has yet to be defined “based on the talks that will be held between us and our colleagues.”

    Sukhoi - is Russia’s major aircraft holding company, employing more than 26,000 people. 100 percent of stock of the Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company (JSC) belongs to the United Aircraft Corporation (JSC). The Company supports a complete cycle of work in aircraft engineering: from front end engineering to comprehensive aftersales support.

     

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