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Boeing Opens Research Center at Skolkovo

Boeing Skolkovo
Boeing Skolkovo

US Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has opened a research and training center inside "SKOLKOVO" as part of the Startup Village initiative. According to the news, Boeing specialists will collaborate with Russian scientists to undertake projects in the field of civil aviation.

The training center will install full flight simulators Next-Generation 737 and 777 for the training of airport staff, according to the news from Izvestia. The international team will reportedly develop digital solutions for automating safety, and aircraft control. Boeing experts project, that over the next 20 years Russia and the CIS will require 20 thousand 22 thousand pilots and technical experts on aircraft maintenance.

The Boeing Company has maintained a cooperative relationship with Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) since the era of the former Soviet Union. This recent PDF from the American company details the vast cooperative efforts made with Russian counterparts over time, and today, including billions in investment from the company and thousands of Russian jobs created.

For readers interested in learning more about Boeing in Russia, please contact Elena Alexandrova at: +7 495 797 34 09 or via: elena.alexandrova@boeing.com