Assembling an Il-76MD-90А aircraft at Aviastar OJSC (c) Roman Gusarov
“In the fourth quarter, we hope to sign a contract with the Ministry of Defense for 31 tankers and, therefore, for 62 [so in the text !! - bmpd] PS-90A-76 engine,” said Fedonyuk. She noted that Perm Engine Company (PMZ) is a strategic partner of the OAK-TS division, since all aircraft are transported aviation, including military transport aircraft, created on the basis of IL-76, are equipped with engines of this plant.
For his part, Sergey Popov, Managing Director of PMZ, noted that the tankers will be equipped with an absolutely similar engine as the military transport Il-476. "The advantage of the project is that all aircraft and engines are unified," he stressed.