Ilyushin to Participate in Long-Range Aicraft Tender
Ilyushin will take part in competitions for the construction of a new long-range passenger airplane /program cost 11,400 million rubles/, a new regional airplane in accordance with the RRG program that is beginning /500 million dollars/, a new agricultural airplane with a payload up to one tonne based on the Il-103 or Il-100 /175 million rubles/ and also a program for upgrading airplanes being used according to the requirements of international standards /3,200 million rubles/.
At the same time, the question of participating in the construction of a short to medium haul airplane still hasn`t been resolved - as OAO Tupolev with the project of a Tu-334 variant ``is ahead here.``
Source: 03.06.02, Finmarket Agency
Translated by Roy Cochrun /http://www.toad.net/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/royfc/today/acft_news.html/AVIA.RU - Информационное агентство "Российская авиация и космонавтика"