First MC-21 wing panel delivered

IRKUT reported today that the right composite wing panel of the MC-21 was delivered to its plant (IRKUT is a member of UAC ).  In a world first, aviation specialists from AeroComposite used innovative vacuum infusion technology and the automatic carbon filler layup in...

China and Russia to collaborate on widebody

Reports indicate that this hitherto secret program (started in 2012) is now being made public.  The China Youth Daily reports “Russia and China are set to develop the wide-body aircraft next year,” said Jin Zhuanglong, Chairman of Commercial Aircraft...