Russia hopes to take on Boeing/Airbus in narrow-body field
Forced to effectively abandon the wide-body commercial aircraft sector, Moscow is attempting to secure and build a position in the narrow-body market using two programsâ€”the Superjet 100 regional jetliner and the MS-21 150-210-seat aircraft. The MS-21 is arguably the flagship civil aircraft program for Russiaâ€™s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC). The project is intended to reinvigorate the countryâ€™s design and manufacturing capacity in commercial aviation. The ambition is to have a competitive ...
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