Iran tests homegrown aero engine

Iranian industrial experts on Monday successfully tested a homegrown aircraft engine.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi paid a visit to the Iranian energy and infrastructure conglomerate MAPNA on Monday on the occasion of International Workers’ Day, Tasnim news agency reported.
During the visit, the experts of MAPNA — known as the largest Iranian contractor for steam, gas, and combined cycle and renewable power plants — tested the power component and the engine control system of an aircraft.
The engine and its control system have been fully designed and manufactured by the domestic technicians at MAPNA, using the reverse engineering method.
The president also visited an exhibition of technological achievements in various sectors such as the thermal and renewable energy power plants, oil and gas industry, railroad transportation, aircraft engines, electric vehicles, health products, and the water industry.
The president also saw a high-tech F-class Iranian gas turbine and a homegrown locomotive, dubbed MAP 24, at the exhibition.

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