Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian-Made Engines

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The MC-21 is the first to take flight powered by PD-14 turbofans.
Credit: Rostec
MOSCOW—An Irkut MC-21-300 narrowbody powered by Russian PD-14 turbofan engines made its first flight from Irkutsk, Russia, on the morning of Dec. 15. The flight lasted 1 hr. 25 min. according to Rostec, the industrial conglomerate that controls both the MC-21 manufacturer Irkut, via United Aircraft...

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