New composite parts site to supply Superjet and Boeing launched in Kazan

New composite parts site to supply Superjet and Boeing launched in KazanRussia?s United Aircraft Corporation has launched production of composite materials based parts for both Russian and international aircraft brands in Tatarstan?s Kazan.

Russia?s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced earlier this week that it has launched its new production site in Kazan, the capital city of Tatarstan in the mid-Volga area, to supply composite materials based parts to both Russian and international aircraft makers. The new factory, KAPO-Composite, will manufacture lift devices for planes? wings and empennage, including flaps, air brakes, spoiler ailerons and elevators, primarily for the Superjet-100 and the MC-21, Russia?s newest passenger jets. The investor hopes to launch serial production of Superjet-100 parts already in December 2013, while in 2015, following the fine-tuning of all production processes, the factory will start making parts for the MC-21 as well. In addition, UAC has plans to use KAPO-Composite to manufacture parts for the Boeing and Airbus planes in a near future...