Acceptance testing of the first AI-450CP-2 engine

In January 2019, the first AI-450CP-2 engine, slated for delivery, was assembled and passed the acceptance tests at SE Ivchenko-Progress. The AI-450CP-2 turboprop engine, with a maximum take-off power of up to 750 h.p., is a modification of the AI-450C-2 engine, developed for an aerobatic aircraft using with the use […]

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Testing blending scopes on the D-18T engine

In December 2018, the TBS-6 blending scopes were fitted and tested on the service engine D-18T (Fig.1) by specialists of SE Ivchenko- Progress in cooperation with consultants of Richard Wolf GmbH. A broad list of available TBS-6 heads makes possible blending of all stages of the D-18T engine compressor that […]

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Cooperation with Siemens Industry Software

At the end of 2018 SE Ivchenko-Progress, together with Siemens Industry Software (Austria) and PLM Tools LLC (Ukraine), launched a large-scale implementation of Siemens Teamcenter and NX CAD / CAM / PLM systems to develop high-tech life-cycle support products. Building an integrated information design environment based on three-dimensional modeling in […]

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Measuring the environmental performance with use of the SMARTEMIS system

In September 2018, for the first time in Ukraine, the environmental performance of the D-436-148FM, including non-volatile particulate matter (PM) was measured with use of SMARTEMIS by Swiss Federal laboratories for Materials Testing and research (EMPA), on the proposal of ICAO. The testing was carried out on the test bench […]

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Bench testing of the D-436-148FM for ingestion of hail, small congregatory birds, and water

From April to September 2018, the certification bench testing of the D-436-148FM was carried out that proved the compliance of the engine with the EASA CS-E Airworthiness Directives for ingestion of large hail, small congregatory birds, and water.

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