Mikhail Pogosyan – President, United Aircraft Corporation
The aerospace industry has always been an important part of the Russian economy. The Soviet Union was one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, but for political and economic reasons they were hardly exported. Now the Soviets are gone, Russia is working hard to make its way to the international aerospace market. So what do Russian engineers have in mind about making their planes commercially viable? How do they think they will beat Boeing, Airbus and the other industry giants? We’ll discuss it with the man at the helm of Russian aircraft manufacturing, President of the United Aircraft Corporation Mikhail Pogosyan.