MC-21

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....


ICAO approves PD-14, new Russian engine to power MC-21

Aviadvigatel PD-14, a new Russian turbofan engine slated to power the MC-21 airliner, was found compliant with ICAO emission standards....


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....


High-density MC-21 to resume certification flights

The Russian answer to Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, the MC-21, continues certification flights, the manufacturer UAC said. The fourth testbed has just undergone painting and is getting ready to resume certification flights in high-density layout. ...


Russian MC-21 resumes flight tests, certification in question?

After a short-term suspension due to COVID-19 preventive measures, the flight test program for the Russian narrowbody aircraft Irkut MC-21-300 is underway again, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced on April 22, 2020....