Russia’s MC-21 first flight expected at end 2016, early 2017

Credit: Irkut Corp.
The first flight for Russia’s MC-21-300, which was rolled out June 8, is planned for December 2016-February 2017, it was announced at the roll-out ceremony. The aircraft is manufactured by Russia’s Irkut Corp., which is part of the United Aircraft Corp. (UAC). Delivery to a first customer is...
Polina Montag-Girmes

Polina joined the Air Transport World team in 2011, covering Russian and the Commonwealth of Independent States. She studied journalism at Moscow State University and worked as a journalist for Russian business and airline publications since 2000.

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