The Russian Air Force trainees will fly Yak-152 propeller aircraft once the tests on the aircraft are complete, Deputy Defence Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov said during his visit to Irkutsk Aviation Plant - subsidiary of Irkut Corporation.
Yuri Borisov viewed the production progress of Su-30SM multirole fighters and Yak-130 combat trainers, as well as manufacturing process of a new Yak-152 primary trainer aircraft.
“Under the long-term contracts with Irkut Corporation the Ministry of Defence will receive 17 Su-30SM and 10 Yak-130 aircraft this year,” Yury Borisov said.
Yuri attended the test flight of the new Yak-152 aircraft. “The impressions from the flight are most favourable,” said Yury Borisov. He also mentioned that after the tests are completed, the Defence Ministry will sign a contract on this primary training aircraft for cadet flight schools.
“In general we are satisfied with the fulfilment of the state defense order and with the quality of the enterprise’s products,” noted Deputy Defence Minister, summing up the visit to the plant of Irkut Corporation.
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
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