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12:55 AM, November 28, 2018
Russian UAC Hands Over First Flight Prototype of Il-112V Light Transport Aircraft
Il-112V light transport aircraft (Image: UAC)

Russian United Aircraft Corporation on Tuesday, handed over the first flight prototype of Il-112V light transport aircraft to the flight test station in Voronezh aviation plant.

The aircraft will first undergo the so-called ground-based breaking-in procedures, which will allow the Ilyushin specialists to determine whether the plane is ready for its maiden flight, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

The light military transport aircraft Il-112V is designed for transporting and parachuting of light weaponry and equipment, cargoes and military personnel, as well as for transporting a wide variety of cargoes when operated in commercial service.

It is capable of auto landing approaches to categorized aerodromes (minimum requirement being ICAO category II) and manual landing approaches to aerodromes poorly equipped with, or having no radio technical equipment.

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