The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have conducted preliminary examination flights of Russian airliner MC-21-300 and will soon conduct certification tests. The EASA test pilots have performed the following procedures on the simulators and test benches: take-off, approach and landing using both landing systems and visual approaches; handling qualities and controllability characteristics of MC-21-300 aircraft in various control modes within the entire range of admissible operating altitudes, speeds, weights and centres of gravity; actions in case of emergency; and approaching high angles of attack, when the stall warning activates
Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corporation announced its plan to conclude a new contract this year with the Russian Ministry of Defence for the supply of Su-30SM fighters. "This year we plan to sign a new contract, which will ensure the loading of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant in the coming years at the level of 12-14 aircraft per year," President of United Aircraft Corporation and Irkut Corporation Yury Slyusar was quoted as saying by the Vedomosti newspaper
Peruvian Airlines plans to buy 10 MC-21 medium haul planes for a proposed new airline marking the first international order for Russia's medium-haul jetliner. Russias Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) and Peruvian Airlines signed an agreement of intent to purchase 10 SSJ-100, 100-seater planes and 10 MC-21 medium haul passenger jets at the Farnborough Air Show on Monday
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Irkut Corporation and JSC “SCAC” signed Memorandum on Cooperation with Saudi Arabia State Investment Agency “SAGIA” for promoting Russian civil aircraft at the Middle East as well as in Northern and Central Africa region. The Memorandum states the assistance of the Saudi agency as far as sales and leasing of Russian aircraft are concerned, local MC-21 and SSJ100 certification, cooperation for the after-sales support and possible perspective localization of the production, in particular the production and installation of the interior components, aircraft painting and separate construction elements manufacturing
Specialists of the Russian Central Aero-hydrodynamic Institute held the final stage of static tests of Yak-152 basic training aircraft. “The design successfully withstood the imposed loads and did not receive any significant residual deformations
Kazspecexport and Russian state-run Irkut Corporation signed a contract to supply a new batch of Su-30SM to Kazakhstan during the KADEX 2018 exhibition in Astana. The modern Russian fighters will join the fleet of another Su-30SM, which since 2015 have been armed by the Air Defense Force of Kazakhstan, United Aircraft Corporation said in a statement Thursday
Irkut has completed the maiden flight of the second MC-21- 300 test aircraft. The testing results of the first test aircraft were taken into account in the production of a new aircraft
Russias state-run Rosoboronexport today announced that it is participating in the Turkish Eurasia Airshow 2018, a move certain to invite anger of the US and other NATO nations against Ankara. Russia has been previously banned from displaying its military hardware in airshows of NATO member nations such as at Farnborough, Paris and Berlin
Second prototype of Russias MC-21-300 aircraft has been assembled and is ready for flight testing. At the Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a branch of Irkut Corporation,
The infusion technology of Russian firm JSC AeroComposit for wing manufacture of the MC-21 aircraft has won the innovative solutions award at the JEC World – 2018 event in Paris, the worlds leading composite technology show. JSC AeroComposit won the award on March 7 in the Aerospace Industry category, a press release from Russias Irkut Corp, which assembles the MC-21 airliner aircraft said
The second prototype of Russias MC-21-300 airliner is being prepared for first flight even as the first aircraft has completed more than 30 flights. Flight tests of MC-21-300, the new medium-range aircraft confirm the correctness of key design and production solutions, Kirill Budayev, vice-president of Irkut Corporation said on the sidelines of the Singapore Air show
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