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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 […]

COMAC / UAC to build widebody

At the Airshow China, which is held in Zhuhai, China, this week, COMAC and UAC announced plans for the joint development of a new long-haul widebody airliner, to compete with Boeing and Airbus. The manufacturers Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) and United Aircraft Corp (UAC) of Russia are showing a model of the proposed […]