Il-476 Flight Trials To Begin

Credit: Maxim Pyadushkin/AW&ST
Long-stalled plans to modernize Russia’s venerable Ilyushin Il-76 transport are set to begin this year with the maiden flight of the Il-476 upgrade. Alexander Tulyakov, vice president of Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC), announced last week that Ulyanovsk-based Aviastar-SP facility, a UAC...

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