Russia’s MC-21 Narrowbody Aircraft Undergoing Taxi Tests

Credit: Irkut Corp.
MOSCOW—The first prototype of Russia’s new narrowbody aircraft, the Irkut MC-21, has started taxi tests, taking it another step closer to its first flight. Irkut Corp., a subsidiary of Russia’s United Aircraft Corp., confirmed on May 15 that taxiing and speed rolls are being done at the airfield at...

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