“Time N”, dated from February 10, 2017.
multipurpose ekranoplane “Chaika-2” was presented in Nizhny Novgorod in Friday,
solemn event, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birthday of
the founder of the Russian high-speed shipbuilding, designer Rostislav Alexeev,
took place in Opera and ballet theatre.
governor of Nozhny Novgorod region, Valeriy Shantsev attended the presentation.
The Chairman of the Legislative Assembly of Nizhny Novgorod region, Evgeniy Lebedev
honored the memory of the design from Nizhny Novgorod, Rostislav Alexeev.
project glorified out land of Nizhny Novgorod and, probably, there were no more
outstanding scientific and technical intentions in 20ty century. We are
celebrating the anniversary of a great man, who by the middle of 20th
century determined the whole world for decades by his discoveries and
inventions. I heartily congratulate you on this holiday, and I think that there will pass 100 years, and all
generations, which will live after us, will remember the people, who made such
breakthroughs in our lives, technology abd science”, - said Valeriy Shatsev.
ekranoplane with the capacity if up to 100 passenger is still being designed,
but, according to the general designer of JSC “R.E.Alexeev’s Hydrofoil Design
Bureau”, Georgiy Antsevm the first flight of the aircraft will be at the Gorkiy
water reservoir, closer to 2020. This ekranoplane is planed to use for task
solving by the Emergency Ministry, as well as to be supplied to the countries
of South-East Asia, such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, eyc. It will be
operated in the regions, where there are difficulties with the passenger
transportation by air.
will be no motion of ektanoplane of new generation on rivers because it is not
remind that in 2009 the Governor Valeri Shantsev approved the program of
support of industry on Nizhny Novgorod region, which also involves the
provision companies with soft loans for equipment upgrades, tax incentives for
industry enterprises which specialize in technical re-equipment. According to
the Ministry of industry, trade and entrepreneurship of Nizhny Novgorod, more
than 70% of industrial enterprises of Nizhny Novgorod region carried out the
production modernization over the past 7 years.