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April 19, 2024
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IRKUT offered the following PR this morning: MC-21-310 flight-test aircraft after being painted at “Spektr-Avia” arrived from Ulyanovsk in Zhukovsky.

The aircraft was operated by the crew of 1st class test pilot Vasily Sevastyanov, 1st class test pilot Andrey Voropayev, flight test engineer Anton Kuznetsov.

According to Vasily Sevastyanov, the aircraft equipped with new Russian PD-14 engines performed well in flights Irkutsk – Ulyanovsk and Ulyanovsk – Zhukovsky.

MC-21-310 aircraft will continue the flight test program at the airfield of the Gromov Flight Research Institute.

IRKUT offered the following video. (Note to OEMs:  Videos DO NOT require background music)

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