Irkut to build fifth MC-21 prototype to test Russian engines

Credit: Irkut
Russia’s Irkut Corp. will manufacture an additional prototype of its new MC-21 narrowbody aircraft to test Perm Engine Co. PD-14 turbofans. The PD-14-powered aircraft is expected to be assembled by the end of the year or early 2020, an Irkut representative said Feb. 26, without specifying when...

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