Hosted by representatives of the corporation ODK and held on the premises of SPC Gas Turbine Salute, an aerospace conference has taken place with the participation of British aviation companies.
The conference began with a tour of the Salute museum, which shows the entire history of the plant since its inception to the present day.
The British delegation was shown models of the best examples from the domestic motor industry, including PD-14, AL-31FN, AI-222-25, and others. The PD-14 engine is a civil turbofan engine project developed by several ODK enterprises. The Yak-130 aircraft uses the AI-222-25 engine series. To date, several engine modifications have been developed as well, including an engine with an afterburner and thrust vector control system. The AL-31FN engine is designed for the Su -27 airplane and related models.
Alexander Korshunov, director of marketing, sales and international industrial cooperation, discussed the enterprises and products of ODK. In his speech he also talked about future areas of cooperation with the UK aerospace industry.
Sergei Pavlinich, deputy general director of ODK, stressed the importance of partnerships between Russia and Britain in high-tech industries.
The British delegation was made up of representatives from companies specializing in high-tech manufacturing components, the design and development of advanced materials, equipment, and production technology. They also made a presentation about their products.
Among the British delegates visiting Salute were Barbara Habberjam, the Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs, Trade, and Investment at the British Embassy, as well as David Scotter, the head of ADS GROUP LTD. They expressed their hope and willingness for further cooperation between Great Britain and Russia in the field of aerospace manufacturing.
The United Engine Corporation (ODK) has a integrated structure that produces engines for military and civil aircraft and also installs various capacities for the production of electricity and thermal energy, gas-compressor and gas turbine units for ships. ODK is part of the state corporation Rostec.