Russia Targets MC-21 Production in 2022

Russia Targets MC-21 Production in 2022

Russia plans to begin manufacturing the first domestic medium-range passenger jet after U.S. sanctions delayed the project by as much as 18 months. The MC-21 family, which includes two variants, is being developed by the same Rostec subsidiary that runs the Superjet...

PD-14 Tests underway

At the Russian Zhukovsky test center, the new PD-14 engine has been placed on their IL-78 test bed for flight tests.  This is the engine to be used on the IRKUT MC-21.  The test bed records 1,066 flight parameters of the engine and its systems. Here is a closeup of...