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Irkut MS-21 makes maiden flight

The new Russian airliner Irkut MS-21-300 (‘MC-21-300’ in Russian) has performed its first flight on 28 May 2017 from the airfield of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant. The flight lasted only 30 minutes, at an altitude of 1000 meters. The aircraft didn’t fly faster than 300 km/h. The flight plan included checking of in-flight stability and […]

Irkut rolls out first MS-21

Irkut (Russia) has rolled out the first MS-21 passenger aircraft in Irkutsk. The roll-out ceremony was attended by Russia’s prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. The MS-21 is a twin-engined airliner intended for short and medium ranges. The basic MS-21-300 seats up to 180 passengers in a single-class layout. A smaller MS-21-200 is also planned. Irkut is […]