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More: Gromov Flight Research Institute
More: Ilyushin Il-76LL
More: Ramenskoye (Zhukovsky) (UUBW)
More: Russia, August 2007
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RA-76492 (cn 0043452549) Nikon D200 + AF-S 70-200 2.8 VR. Flying testbed for NK-93 engine. MAKS 2007
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A visitor from - posted Thu June 25, 2009:
It is not enough to test it, it has to be practically applied into service. This kind of engine(super high by-pass prop fan) could be put into service with a new IL-76(-93?) aircraft, to increase their range, efficiency, and cargo capacity. Also I imagine it could be used on the new IL-96-400(493?) wide body airliner to increase range. It has a higher thrust capacity right now than any Russian built engine of this size. But the key is, it needs to be put into production.

A visitor from - posted Sun February 22, 2009:
This is a propfan, not a fanjet, so yes it is a near 100% bypass like a turboprop. It has been in research and development since the 1980s and a working model has been run since the early 1990s, so it's not exactly new.

A visitor from India posted Fri February 20, 2009:
High Bypass? It appears all Bypass here :) But remember that Russians are Top notch in Analytical Mathematics & turning it in Reality

A visitor from Croatia posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Amazing photo!! Those russians are incredible.. i like their work

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Now THAT is a high bypass fan!

A visitor from - posted Thu February 19, 2009:
I see the old Tu-204 in the background.

A visitor from Belgium posted Thu February 19, 2009:
She's painted so nice, weird engine though... ;D

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Ohh sweet!

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Best from russia!!!

A visitor from - posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Russian the Best!!!

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