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Question: What Aviation Authorities are there in Russia?

Response :

  • Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation – regulates the entire transport system, including air transport (civil aviation), sea, inland water, rail, automobile, city electric transport, industrial transport, etc.

Minister of Transport – Igor E. Levitin, tel. 926-10-00, fax 200-33-56, www.mintrans.ru

  • Federal Service of Supervision in the Sphere of Transport – controls and supervises the observance of Russian legislation, including international agreements signed by Russia, in the fields of civil aviation, sea, inland water, rail, automobile and industrial transport.

Director – Alexander V. Neradko, tel. 155-53-95, www.mintrans.ru

  • Federal Agency of Air Transport – licenses the activities related to transportation of passengers and cargo by air.

Director – Nicolai V. Shipil, tel. 155-50-09, www.gsga.ru

  • Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) – coordinates the activities related to the use of airspace and air traffic control, certifies aircraft, aerodromes and equipment, investigates air accidents, provides for the unification of aviation rules, develops a coordinated policy in the field of air transport, coordinates development and implementation of interstate scientific and technical programs.

Director – Tatiana G. Anodina, tel. 129-41-77, www.mak.ru

IAC Aviation Register (IAC AR) is one of major departments of IAC responsible for airworthiness of civil aircraft. IAC AR organizes the development of Aviation Regulations, jointly adopted by IAC Member States, and controls their fulfillment, issues Type Certificates for aircraft, aviation engines an propellers, Export Certificates, noise and emissions certificates, as well as production certificates, international airport certificates, etc.

Director – Vladimir V. Bespalov, tel. 239-98-61, fax 953-34-51, www.mak.ru


 

Question : Which authorities regulate Russian aviation industry?

Response :

  • Ministry of Industry and Power Generation – shapes the State policy and regulations in industry, defense and power generation, as well as in the fields of aviation product development, construction, architecture, etc.

Minister – Victor Khristenko, tel. 710-52-00, fax 710-69-29, www.mte.gov.ru

Part of the Ministry is the Department of Defense/Industrial Complex .

Director – Yury N. Koptev, tel. 251-27-47

  • Federal Agency of Industry – provides State services and controls State property in machine building, metallurgic, chemical, aviation industries.

Director – Boris S. Aleshin, tel. 631-90-07, fax 631-88-51, www.faprom.gov.ru

Part of the Federal Agency of Industry is the Department of Aviation Industry.

Director – Viacheslav N. Rybakov, tel. 631-95-09, fax 631-88-51, www.faprom.gov.ru

  • Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) – coordinates the activities related to the use of airspace and air traffic control, certifies aircraft, aerodromes and equipment, investigates air accidents, provides for the unification of aviation rules, develops a coordinated policy in the field of air transport, coordinates development and implementation of interstate scientific and technical programs.

Director – Tatiana G. Anodina, tel. 129-41-77, www.mak.ru

IAC Aviation Register (IAC AR) is one of major departments of IAC responsible for airworthiness of civil aircraft. IAC AR organizes the development of Aviation Regulations, jointly adopted by IAC Member States, and controls their fulfillment, issues Type Certificates for aircraft, aviation engines an propellers, Export Certificates, noise and emissions certificates, as well as production certificates, international airport certificates, etc.

Director – Vladimir V. Bespalov, tel. 239-98-61, fax 953-34-51, www.mak.ru


Question : What is the procedure for aircraft certification in Russia?

Response : The certification procedures are contained in Aviation Regulations Part 21 “Aircraft Certification Procedures”. They are mandatory for any company or physical person of the States that signed the “Agreement on Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace” on 30 December 1991 in Minsk, i.e. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.


Question : Are there any special laws in Russia that regulate foreign participation in the Russian aviation industry?

Response : Yes, there is Federal Law N 10-F3 dated 8 January 1998 “On State regulation of aviation development”. This Law says that setting up an aviation company with foreign participation on the Russian territory – which would develop, manufacture, test or repair aviation products - is allowed only if the foreign capital part is less than 25% of the company's registered capital. Also, the general manager of such company, as well as members of its board of directors must be Russian citizens.


Question : What is the procedure for buying spares for Russian-made military airplanes and helicopters?

Response : Buying spares for military airplanes and helicopters is considered military-technical cooperation. Relevant procedures are contained in Federal Law N 114-F3 dated 19 July 1998 “On military-technical cooperation of Russian Federation with foreign countries” and Russian President's Decree N 1953 dated 1 December 1998 “Questions of military-technical cooperation of Russian Federation with foreign countries”.


Question : What are the main Russian research centers in the field of air transport and aviation industry?

Response :

  • Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute named after Prof. Zhukovsky (TsAGI) – carries out theoretical, experimental and applied investigations in the fields of flight aerodynamics and dynamics, control systems, strength, aeroelastics, aero-thermo-dynamics and gas dynamics, advanced aircraft, unique test facilities, hydro-dynamics and hydro-acoustics. The Institute also carries out aircraft certification, issues conclusions on strength and aerodynamics, and on the design of wind tunnels and test benches.

Director – Vladimir G. Dmitriev, tel. 556-42-05, fax-777-63-32, www.tsagi.ru

  • Flight Research Institute named after M. Gromov (LII) - carries out investigations of aerodynamics and thermodynamics of hyper-, trans- and subsonic speeds, flight, operational, acoustic characteristics of all categories aircraft; develops methods, schemes and algorithms of navigation, targeting and control at all flight stages, methods of parameters evaluation and performance identification of aircraft and their systems.

Director – Jury P. Klishin, tel. 556-507, fax 556-53-34.

  • State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS) – develops concepts of advanced aviation systems, computerized systems of scientific research and design, flying test laboratories, computer systems and technologies used in ATC, medicine, environment control, and other scientific and industrial fields.

Director – Evgeny A. Fedosov, tel. 157-70-47, fax 943-86-08, www.gosniias.msk.ru

  • Central Institute of Aviation Motors named after P. Baranov (CIAM) – carries out fundamental studies in gas dynamics, strength, combustion and heat exchange, engine control theory; advanced research in air breathing engines.

Director – Vladimir A. Skibin, tel. 200-22-15, fax 267-13-54, www.ciam.ru

  • All-Russian Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) – develops new materials with guaranteed properties and associated fabrication processes for aviation and other industries; carries out complex tests and investigations of materials, their standardization and certification.

Director – Evgeny N. Kablov, tel. 263-87-25, fax 267-86-09, www.viam.ru

  • State Research Institute of Civil Aviation (GosNIIGA) – specializes in testing civil aircraft, aviation engines and equipment, as well as developing the safest and economically most viable methods of their operation.

Director – Vladimir I. Lulko, tel. 578-48-01, fax 578-48-01.


Question : What is NASC?

Response : National AeroSpace Consulting Ltd. (NASC) is a private company seeing its main objective in the integration of aerospace enterprises and companies located in Russia and other former Soviet Republics into the world economy. Consulting, marketing, search of potential partners, promotion, financial management, project monitoring, presenting clients' interests in the CIS countries, finding spare parts for Russian/Soviet-made aircraft, etc. – these are the main fields of our activity. Multiple aerospace manufacturers and customers are our partners.


Question : Why do foreign companies address NASC?

Response : Doing business in Russia is not similar to doing business in other countries, so foreign companies that want to start business here usually address a consulting company to reduce their risks. NASC has a stable position among such companies because we are one of the oldest and well-reputed Russian consultants. The contradictory Russian mentality and complicated Russian legislation (customs, financial, banking, tax, patent, etc.) that sometimes seem enigmatic to foreigners have no mysteries for us. The reliability of NASC is confirmed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Moscow and by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. In March 2005, 2006, 2007 NASC was awarded a Certificate testifying its reliability as a partner for business undertakings within Moscow, Russian Federation and abroad.


Question : How can NASC assist business development of a foreign company in Russia?

Response : Having been involved in aerospace business for over 13 years NASC has close contacts with the majority of aircraft, engine and equipment manufacturers both in Russia and abroad. NASC may assist your business in different fields including promotion, market analysis, consulting, financial management, project monitoring, economic assessments, presenting interests, finding spare parts for Russian/Soviet-made aircraft, etc. On the other hand, NASC has a perfect understanding of the complicated Russian Legislation (customs, financial, banking, tax, patent, etc.) so we can provide our clients with any relevant support. If you need a high quality aerospace-related English-Russian/Russian-English translation NASC is the company to make it.


Question : Can NASC assist in the field of intellectual property?

Response: NASC provides assistance in the field of intellectual property (patents, licenses, know how), in accordance with Russian and international legislation.


Question : What are the proofs of NASC's reliability?

Response : Established in 1991, NASC is a well-reputed aerospace company not only in Russia - many world famous companies are our partners. NASC is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Moscow and a member of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs .

In March 2005, 2006, 2007 NASC was awarded a Certificate testifying its reliability as a partner for business undertakings within Moscow, Russian Federation and abroad.


Question : What are NASC open hours?

Response : NASC open hours are 9:00-18:00 Moscow time. We'll be happy to receive your e-mails (on info@nasc.ru ) and faxes (on +7 495 267-42-03) 24 hours a day.

 

 
   

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