UPDATE – After four years and seven months to the day of its first flight, the Russian Irkut MC-21-300 has received its type certificate on December 28. The Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsiya awarded the basic certificate after the MC-21 successfully...
Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is further reshaping its business structure to bring its latest commercial aircraft, the Irkut MC-21 and Ilyushin Il-114-300, successfully to the market. For this, the Board has created a new role as Deputy General Director...
UPDATE – The Irkut MC-21 seems to have entered the final and very active phase of certification, which is still expected before the end of the year. Since August 28, the first prototype has been busy. performing numerous flight tests across Russia to gather...
On the first day of the Moscow airshow MAKS2021, Irkut Corporation signed orders and leasing agreements for 58 Sukhoi Superjet 100s. It completes a rather quiet day on the commercial aviation side. New leasing arrangements for 58 Superjet SSJ100s. Rossiya Airlines...
The test program of Russia’s newest commercial airliner, the Irkut MC-21, is steadily progressing towards certification, but still has not entered the final phase. When this will happen is still in the wings, but Irkut targets a mid-2021 certification of the short- to...
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