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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Russia Offers China to Build Engine for Long-Range Planes

A Rostec director said that the corporation has offered China to work together on a new engine for long-range planes based on the next-gen PD-14 turbofan engine.

Russia's state industrial corporation Rostec has offered China to work together on a new engine for long-range planes based on the next-gen PD-14 turbofan engine, a Rostec director told Sputnik.

"We have offered to the Chinese to work together on an engine for a long-range plane based on the PD-14 engine," Viktor Kladov, Rostec director for international cooperation, said.

Speaking at the 4th China-Russia EXPO show, Kladov said the company hoped to have a prototype of the new engine by 2020. The economic and trade fair is hosted by the northern Chinese city of Harbin.

Source: Sputnik