OJSC «Il» participates in Farnborough International Airshow 2016Models of the passenger Il-114-300 and Il-96-400 aircraft were on display at the UAC joint exhibition stand.
As part of the special event of the company group «Volga-Dnepr» and new English cargo airline «CargoLogicAir» there was arranged a direct teleconference Moscow-Farnborough-Seattle.
Three outstanding aircraft designers took part in the teleconference: Genrikh Novozhilov, OJSC «Il» honorary General Designer, member of the Academy of Sciences, two-time Hero of Socialist Labour, the creator of the Il-76 aircraft; Victor Tolmachev – chief designer of the An-124-100 aircraft and one of the creators of the An-225 «Mriya»; and Joseph Sutter – chief engineer of the Boeing 747.
Farnborough International Airshow takes place on the territory of Farnborough airport in Hampshire, near the British capital. The event is held every two years and is one of the largest exhibitions in the world.