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Russia To Start Making Bootleg Boeing, Airbus PartsAs Russia’s world narrows with sweeping sanctions, it’s about to take the inevitable step of making about 100 state-of-the-art Airbus and Boeing airliners virtually worthless. (www.avweb.com) More...
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Russia is going to have to issue their own airworthiness certificates as well since the aircraft will lose theirs when the knock-off parts are installed. Those aircraft will probably never be able to fly in Western airspaces again.
Now any country can stop allowing any of those planes into their country because they are not approved parts from the Manufacture! Also, if there is a crash, Boeing or Airbus will not in anyway shape or form be held accountable because they left the guidance of maintenance!
The thing is, most of us are in the US. That being the case, we infer that our legal system is gernaine worldwide. It is not. I would bet that in 50% + of the world, if there was a fatal "incident", there would be no recourse. Heck, some of the US build planes I have been in while in Africa.....
The US Standards are more accepted world wide than the Russian Standards... I doubt that most free world country that Russian Planes would go to would accept the Russian Airworthiness parts. Maybe they will send one out of the country and it get detected and grounded as not being airworthy.
Yes, we have seen your standards regarding the MAX.
Russians are doing quite all right with space and military aviation. Sure, they can produce good enough civil aviation parts. But it is an economic war, isn't it?
Good parts, maybe, Certified parts, NO! if they are not certified or approved parts then they are bad parts in legal terms. That makes all of the parts bad!
Have seen Thai military make their own parts for the Albatros L 39. No crash yet. I guess they have also no sign experimental in the cockpit :) Yet GA in THailand has to follow very strict and sometimes idiots rules. Regarding legal terms you are right. But remember Iran had to do the same with the F14
Geez... what a comparison They probably have to make their own parts! It is a 60+ Year Old A/C that does not have manufacture support! Also, they are not flying passengers... It is a Pilot and a Copilot at best, not carrying 100 plus passengers!
Of course the parts will be certified. By the Russian aviation authorities. Their piece of paper is as good as anyone else's piece of paper.
No... that is not True... A Certificate from the Russian Authorities will not mate with Manufactures specifications. The paper is useless outside of Russia and maybe China!
I never said the certification would be accepted outside of Russia, just that the parts will be certified.
That Certification is worth about as much as Used toilet paper.... they are wasting their time...