Airbus A220 to be given Russian Type Certification in 2019
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May 28, 2019 - by rusaviainsider.com
The Airbus A220 (formerly named the Bombardier CSeries) is undergoing certification procedures in Russia in an effort propelled by its manufacturer, its engine maker Pratt & Whitney and Russia's aviation authority Rosavitsiya.
"We expect to have the A220 certified in Russia by the middle of this year (few weeks). The work is in progress.
We are in a close cooperation with the Russian aviation authorities who are providing us with complete support in all certification matters," Airbus representative commented to ATO.ru, Russian Aviation Insider's sister publication.
The first to be certified is the Airbus A220-300 (CS300) model. Rosaviatsiya confirmed to ATO.ru that it had received the application and that the Aviation Register of the Russian Federation – and unnamed accredited certification centres – "continue with their respective roles in accordance with the specified timeframe."
At the same time, certification of the PW1500G geared turbofan, which powers the A220, is being accomplished...