Russia´s MC-21-300 makes first test flight at Zhukovsky airfield

Credit: Irkut Corp.
Irkut´s MC-21-300 test aircraft performed its first flight from the Gromov Flight Research Institute at Zhukovsky airfield in Moscow region Nov.3. “The flight lasted more than three hours,” aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corp. said in a statement. “The characteristics of stability and controllability...

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