UAC’s MC-21 About To Make Its First Flight

Credit: Boeing
The MC-21 is expected to make its first flight in late May after completing taxi and runway roll tests. Russia’s aerospace industry hopes it marks a return to the commercial aircraft market on a global scale, though valuable time has been lost with long development delays. The MC-21 is Russia’s...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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