New Engine For Ilyushin Turboprops Starts Flight Trials

Credit: Photo: United Engine Corp.
MOSCOW—The TV7-117ST turboprop engine made its first flight on the Ilyushin Il-76LL testbed from the Gromov Flight Research Institute, in Zhukovsky, near Moscow, on Sept. 12. The start of the flight trials will speed development of two Ilyushin aircraft that will use the new engine—the Il-112V...

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