Sunday, 25 March 2018

Second MC-21 aircraft rolled out today

UAC Russia

Translated by google

At the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a subsidiary of PJSC Irkut Corporation, a member of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the construction of a second experimental aircraft, MS-21-300, intended for flight tests was completed. The production of a new aircraft takes into account the results of testing the first test car. On March 25, the machine was transferred from the final assembly shop to the flight test department of the enterprise.

"The completion of the assembly of the second aircraft is an important stage in the implementation of the MS-21 program. This year's connection to flight tests of new cars will help to solve the key tasks of the project: to complete certification in a timely manner, to launch mass production and to put the first airliners to the customer, "said Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov.

In total, four MS-21-300 aircraft will be involved in the flight tests.

At present, the fuselage of the third MS-21-300 aircraft is assembled at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, and the compartments and assemblies of the fourth car are being assembled. The manufacture of aircraft parts and components intended for resource tests is underway.

The first MC-21-300 undergoes flight tests at the aerodrome of the Flight Research Institute (LII) them. M.M. Gromov in the Moscow region of Zhukovsky. The aircraft for static testing is tested at the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI).

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IRKUT Corporation
Published on Nov 3, 2017
MC-21-300 aircraft - flight from Irkutsk to Zhukovsky

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