For aerospace industry professionals this is without a doubt a historic (for some joyous, for others--sad) event with Russia's returning to the very exclusive, elite club of full cycle production of commercial aircraft with own world-class, high bypass engine PD-14 (and all derivatives which will follow). Huge event. Here is MC-21 with PD-14 on maiden flight.
I can not stress enough a significance of this event. You can count nations producing own top notch commercial jet engines on the fingers of one hand: United States, France, UK, Russia. The rest of the world--not even close.
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