Siberian think-tanks assist West Ural manufacturer in reducing aircraft engine noise

Siberian think-tanks assist West Ural manufacturer in reducing aircraft engine noiseScientists at the Siberian Academy of Sciences have undertaken to help Aviadvigatel, an aircraft engine maker from Perm in the West Urals, research into ways of lowering engine noise

Scientists at the Novosibirsk-headquartered Siberian Academy of Sciences have undertaken to help Aviadvigatel, an aircraft engine maker from Perm in the West Urals, research into ways of lowering engine noise, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported last week, citing a statement by Vasily Fomin, the vice chairman of the Academy. Too much noise generated by domestic aircraft engines has caused European authorities to ban the flights of Russian-made aircraft over Europe, RIA emphasized in its report. In addition, the partners will look into innovative ways of boosting flight safety, Mr. Fomin said. He added that Academy institutes working on mechanics and chemistry would pool their efforts in the project. Perm-based Aviadvigatel is a Russian developer of aircraft engines for the Ilyushin-96, Tupolev-204, Tupolev-214 and Ilyushin-76MF domestic planes, and a supplier of gas-turbine units for energy and gas projects, as well as gas-turbine power plants...