Russia’s MC-21-300 completes test flight from Irkutsk to Zhukovsky

Credit: Irkut Corp.
The Russian-built Irkut MC-21-300 test aircraft completed a test flight from Irkutsk to Zhukovsky Airport, near Moscow, Oct. 17.The aircraft covered 4,500km (2,796 miles) in a nonstop flight that lasted six hours. The MC-21 flew an altitude of 10,000m (32,808 feet). “The flight was performed in a...

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