Irkut along with its Russian and other foreign partners will present MC-21 program at At the Farnborough International Airshow 2014.
The display in a specialized pavilion reflects the transition of the program from the design to the production stage. Currently Irkutsk aviation plant - branch of JSC IRKUT Corporation, is manufacturing first MC-21 aircraft for flight testing.
New production facilities of AeroComposit and RT-Chemcomposite in Russia manufacture substructures of polymeric composite materials for the MC-21 program. One of them is demonstrated at the air show – the stringer panel of tail plane torsion box.
PD-14 and PW-1400G - the new generation of aircraft engines, developed for the MC-21 family, are under testing. The engines mockups are presented by United Engine Corporation and the Pratt & Whitney.
Ratier-Figeac presents its innovative cockpit controls for the MC-21 aircraft. JSC NPO Hydromash will introduce the full-scale specimen of the nose landing gear. New lightweight blocks of passenger seats in economy and business classes will be presented by Zodiac.
PT-MS-21-300 flight simulator is demonstrated in the MC-21 pavilion. It was developed by Full Flight Simulator Research and Production Company (CKT) and is used for testing of airborne equipment and for flight tests preparation. The simulator is the first element within the training facility, which is installed in the Center for training of aviation personnel of JSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines.
The MC-21 airliner of Irkut Corp will mark its first flight at the MAKS Moscow Air Show 2015. The manufacturer expects certification by 2017 and customer deliveries to commence by by 2020, said Kyrill Budaev, Vice-president Marketing of Irkut Corp
Irkut Corporation has delivered a test metal cylindrical fuselage section of MC-21 aircraft to Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) to undergo destructive and survivability testing. A number of advanced technologies have been used during production of the section
Wide and comfortable seats, extra leg room and more space for your cabin baggage are usually a luxury only business class travellers can afford. Now, the economy class traveller can indulge in the same extravagance should airlines begin incorporating the MC-21, designed and built by Russian plane-maker Irkut Corp, into their fleet
Malaysian Defense Minister Dato Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi visited Irkutsk Aviation Plant – a subsidiary of JSC IRKUT Corporation. President of JSC IRKUT Corporation Alexey Fedorov represented to his high-ranking guest main workshops of the Irkutsk Aviation Plant where Su-30MK and Yak-130 aircraft, as well as components for Airbus in frames of international industrial cooperation program are being produced
On August 17, 2011 at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2011 the Russian Technologies State Corporation through its subsidiary Aviation Capital Services LLC leasing company, signed a contract with JSC IRKUT Corporation for the 50 MC-21 short/medium range airliners delivery of firm order and 35 airliners - optional. The contract was signed in the presence of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
Today at the Farnborough International IRKUT Corporation and Malaysia based CRECOM BURJ RESOURCES Ltd. signed a contract on 50 MC-21 passenger aircraft
Industries in the UK would be interested to partner in the Regional Civil Aircraft program with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Some of the key representatives from UK industries such as ADS Group, Aircraft Research Association, Cobham, Cranfield University, Meggitt, Rolls Royce, Stirling Dynamics, Ultra Controls, UTAS, and UKIBC were present in the meeting
The UK has barred Russian delegates from the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow due to its actions in Ukraine. Several Russian government officials were refused visas from the UK's Foreign office preventing them from attending the industry air show
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