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China and Russia to start building ambitious CR929 in 2021

Craic, a joint corporation of Chinese COMAC and Russian UAC, is set to start building their new wide-body airliner CR929 in 2021....


China aims to start delivering CR929 in 2023, build 1,000 by 2035

COMAC chief designer Chen Yingchun said that despite problems, the development of CRAIC CR929 wide-body airliner is going according to plan....


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Developing new aircraft takes a long time. What aviation companies manage to do it the fastest?...


Fear, fakes and pledges as CRAIC CR929 inches forward

The development of Russian-Chinese CRAIC CR929 widebody airliner came unstuck once again, but anxiety remains, resulting in some awkward situations.   ...


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....


Russian turboprop Il-114-300 set for maiden flight in September

New Russian regional turboprop Ilyushin Il-114-300 will take to the skies for the first time in September 2020, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) CEO Yuri Slyusar announced....


Russian-Chinese disagreement causes delays for ambitious CR929

A fight over responsibilities will push first deliveries of CR929 to 2028-2029, Russian media reports. The aircraft was conceived as a joint project between Chinese COMAC and Russian UAC, mass production was planned to start in 2025....


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....


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....