Sunday, 26 May 2019

Source: in Russia they collected the second sample of the Il-112V military transport


Source: in Russia they collected the second sample of the Il-112V military transport - the Army and the military-industrial complex - TASS

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The interlocutor of the agency said that the tests will begin in July - August

MOSCOW, May 23. / Tass /. Specialists of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after NE Zhukovsky (TsAGI) and the VASO manufacturer completed the assembly of a second sample of the Il-112B military transport aircraft, intended for life tests, which will begin in July-August 2019. This was on Thursday Tass told a source in the military-industrial complex.

"The TsAGI has assembled a second Il-112V for life tests. The last preparatory work is underway, the tests will begin in July-August of this year," the agency’s source said. He clarified that he could remain at the institute for several years.

The first sample of the Il-112B is used for flight tests and first flew on March 30, having made a full-time landing at the airfield of the Voronezh Aircraft Building Company (VASO). According to the source, if it is not decided to build two more aircraft for flight tests, the second resource sample, located in TsAGI, can be involved in flights.

The second Il-112V was delivered to Zhukovsky in a disassembled form in December 2018 to conduct static resource tests at TsAGI. On January 18, Alexey Rogozin, then the general director of Il, reported that the assembly of the third and fourth prototypes of the Il-112B light transport aircraft should begin in 2019.

Work on the creation of IL-112V are conducted since 2014. According to the stated tactical and technical characteristics, he will be able to carry up to five tons of cargo. Turboprop Il-112V is designed to transport soldiers, military equipment and weapons.

Changes were made to the news (16:06 Moscow time) - information on the text was added .

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