Irkut MC-21 to launch first flight in April 2016

Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has announced the Irkut MC-21 will begin flight tests in April 2016. Rogozin added that Irkut has already built the first fuselage. From 2018, Irkut will assemble 50 aircraft per year. Irkut has selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW1400G engine for the MC-21...

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