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MC-21 suffers landing gear problem during test flight
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
MC-21 suffers landing gear problem during test flight

MC-21-300 test aircraft suffered a landing gear issue during a test flight on October 3, 2019. The manufacturer of the R...


UAC goes “all in” and signs agreements for 20 MC-21s at MAKS
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
UAC goes “all in” and signs agreements for 20 MC-21s at MAKS

The Russian conglomerate United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is using the MAKS international air show to showcase its airl...


Third MC-21 joins flight testing, Irkut says
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Third MC-21 joins flight testing, Irkut says

Irkut Corporation announces that the third MC-21-300 prototype was flown to Moscow to join certification testing program...


MC-21, SSJ-100 makers eye Indonesian market
Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
MC-21, SSJ-100 makers eye Indonesian market

The Russian manufacturer Irkut is in hopes to seize new markets, as it reportedly discusses potential twinjet MC-21 orde...


Third MC-21 prototype begins flight tests [video]
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Third MC-21 prototype begins flight tests [video]

The third prototype joined the previous two MC-21-300 aircraft for flight testing at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Pl...


MRO Russia & CIS 2019 on US sanctions & Superjet 100
AeroTime Team
Events
MRO Russia & CIS 2019 on US sanctions & Superjet 100

Aviation MRO market in Russia and CIS countries is at the crossroads. This year, it has been largely about the external...


MC-21 production postponed again, new Russian engines tested
Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
MC-21 production postponed again, new Russian engines tested

Russian manufacturer Irkut plans to build a new MC-21 plane prototype to test its Russian-made engines....


MC-21 aircraft continues flight testing with help of EASA
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
MC-21 aircraft continues flight testing with help of EASA

On February 13, 2019, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced that MC-21 testing is moving forward: for the firs...


Russian government allocates fund for MC-21 program
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
Russian government allocates fund for MC-21 program

Russian Prime Minister confirmed that the MC-21-300 program would be subsidized by the government through Rostec....


MC-21 service entry threatened by US sanctions
Ina Hladyshava
Civil Aviation
MC-21 service entry threatened by US sanctions

The Russian narrow-body airliner Irkut MC-21, boldly advertised by the manufacturer to have a greater economic efficienc...