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MC-21 aeroplane is better than Western analogues by certain parameters, says Putin

The Russian President noted that Western restrictions had not prevented the project from completionThe MC-21 passenger jet is competitive and is on a par...

MC-21-300 aircraft returns from Yakutsk after testing under extreme cold conditions

The MC-21-300 prototype aircraft manufactured by Irkut Corporation (part of United Aircraft Corporation) has completed its testing under extremely cold temperatures in Yakutsk and...

MC-21-300 aircraft to be tested under low sub-zero outdoor temperatures in Yakutia

The MC-21-300 prototype aircraft manufactured by Irkut Corporation (a member of Rostec’s United Aircraft Corporation) flew from Zhukovsky (Moscow Region) to Yakutsk for testing...

MC-21-300 aircraft receives type certificate from Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency

The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has issued a Type Certificate for MC-21-300 passenger aircraft to Irkut Corporation (part of the United Aircraft Corporation...

M?-21-300 airliner with wings made of Russian composites performs its first flight

Today an M?-21-300 aircraft, whose wings are made of polymer composite materials produced in Russia, has performed its first flight. The airliner became airborne...

United Aircraft Corporation completed the construction of the MC-21-300 plane with Russian composite wing

Irkut Corporation (part of the United Aircraft Corporation of Rostec State Corporation) has completed the construction of the first MC-21-300 aircraft with a Russian-made...

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin: “Russia will start mass production of MC-21”

 Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced that Russia will begin mass production of new civil aircraft of domestic design. He did this in his...

Irkut MC-21-300 suffers runway overrun during test flight

On 18 January, an Irkut MC-21-300 aircraft (registered RA-73051) was performing a simulated engine failure and the use of emergency braking system at Moscow's...

Russian MC-21 plane conducted first flight with domestic PD-14 engines

On December 15, 2020, the first flight of the MC-21-310 aircraft, equipped for the first time with new Russian PD-14 engines, took place at...

Third MC-21-300 aircraft joins flight test programme

On March 16, 2019, the maiden flight of the third MC-21-300 test aircraft took place at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate...

Aeroflot to sign firm order with Rostec for 50 of the latest Russian-built MC-21 aircraft

Aeroflot will become the largest customer for the latest Russian-built medium-range aircraft, the MC-21. The landmark contract for 50 of the state-of-the-art passenger aircraft...

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