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Alenia in R&D Venture with Russian Institute

MOSCOW --- Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica company, and TsAGI, the Russian Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute, today have announced a joint feasibility project for cooperation in the field of research & development and design of aerostructures for commercial aircraft and, in a second phase, for the working-out of joint projects in the field of advanced aerodynamics and other design activities on next-generation aircraft.

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed in Moscow by Alessandro Franzoni, Alenia’s Chief Technical Officer and by Vladimir Kargopoltsev, TsAGI’s Director, marks the beginning of joint studies for the assessment of all potential collaboration areas.

The start of the joint Alenia-TsAGI activities is scheduled by the end of next summer.

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Alenia Aeronautica and TsAGI Institute Sign MoU for Commercial Aircraft Aerostructures Design