Irkut

Volga-Dnepr pushes for freighter version of MC-21

During MAKS 2021, Volga-Dnepr discussed with Irkut the potential to develop a freighter version of the upcoming Russian airliner MC-21....


Irkut MC-21 finally fitted with “made in Russia” composite wings

The first composite wings made entirely of Russian composites were installed on an МС-21-300 destined to be delivered to Aeroflot....


Fourth MC-21 prototype resumes flight testing after receiving livery

The fourth MC-21 test aircraft, and the first to be equipped with Russian PD-14 engines, flew from Ulyanovsk painting facility to Zhukovsky airport....


Irkut receives first Russian-made MC-21 composite wing

Irkut received the first wing made of composite materials manufactured in Russia at its MC-21 assembly plant....


Russian MC-21 suffers runway excursion during flight test

 An Irkut MC-21 suffered a runway excursion during an aborted takeoff test at Zhukovsky airport....


Irkut MC-21 conducted first flight with Russian PD-14 engines

The first prototype of the new Russian airliner MC-21-300 fitted with Aviadvigatel PD-14 engines successfully finished its first flight test....


MC-21-300 successfully achieves water operation tests

Irkut Corporation ran an evaluation of the MC-21-300 prototype behavior over water. The aircraft proved safe to operate on a wet runway....


Irkut MC-21-300 conducts flight test with high-density cabin

The fourth Irkut MC-21-300 test frame, which joined the test program in December 2019, has completed a test with a high-density cabin, the manufacturer United Aircraft Corporation announced. ...


Fourth Irkut MC-21-300 airframe joins the flight test program

The Russian answer to the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 families, the Irkut MC-21, took another step forward in flight tests as a fourth airframe completed its first flight test, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced....


Irkut completes assembly of fourth MC-21 test prototype

Irkut Corporation, part of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), has completed the construction of the fourth MC-21-300 aircraft for flight tests....