Tehran, April 17 (ISNA)-Iranian aviation specialists have successfully designed and manufactured the first domestic fabricated plane engine.
"One of Iran's aviation industrial units, after researches had executed a number of tests regarding the production of turbine engine, and after providing equipment, facilities and testing devices, has produced a TV3 engine through the cooperation of Ukraine," said Iran's National Aviation Organization deputy, Ali Reza Manzari.
"This engine can be used in the planes such as Iran-140 and various types of helicopters; and through making this engine Iran has reached self supply concerning this type of engines," added this official.
Iran's Aviation Organization deputy also noted that based on the fact that one third of an airplane's price is allocated to its engine, this project can be taken as a sufficiently economic one.
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