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The MC-21 completed its maiden flight on Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Photo: Irkut Corporation)

Fourth MC-21-300 Flight Test Aircraft Complete

Russian aircraft manufacturer, Irkut Corporation, headquartered in Moscow, announced that it has completed systems diagnostics of the fourth MC-21-300 aircraft designed for flight tests. Three of the jets are already undergoing flight tests and two are currently on static tests. On November 28, the new aircraft was transferred from the final assembly shop to the plant's flight-test division. The Irkut MC-21 is a Russian single-aisle twinjet airliner, developed by the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Irkut rolled out the first MC-21-300 in…

Russia’s Irkut Unveils MC-21-200, A New Aircraft for the Single…

On June 8th, Russia's Irkut rolled out its MC-21 single aisle aircraft inside a packed flight test hanger located in Irkutsk, the capital of East Serbia. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who was in attendance inside the 80 year old factory complex, announced that "The MC-21 by its technology level…