Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Right now you may see how they test air engines including the one for the president’s aircraft.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

“Perm motor factory” is located not far from Perm, Russia.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

That very “X” place.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

“Gift packs” for ready tested air engines.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

It may be stored in such a container for seven years, but normally it is taken away from Perm much sooner.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Here an engine is tested for 2,5 days. First of all, it undergoes adjustment and check, then – inspection and test run followed by adjustment of main parameters. All the process takes time.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing includes about 200 parameters which relate to different standard and non-standard situations. For example, one of the most dangerous situations during a flight is an engine stall. Related parameters are tested on a regular basis.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

This very engine will be installed on a craft of a special air crew “Russia” for Presidential Affairs.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

The dimensions are rather impressive – five meters, iit’s an intake area and engine PS-90A itself.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

This is where all the process is controlled.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Test panels.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

PS-90A testing.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Soon they are going to test a new engine PD-14.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

That very container for engine transportation inside.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Packing for further transportation to those who assemble planes. PS-90A is used for Il-96, Tu-204, Tu-214, Il-76.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Repair shop.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Noise reduction structures.

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

Testing Engines For Major Crafts of Russia

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