Tag: Dmitry Medvedev

MS-21: A Direct Rival of the B737 and A320 from Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the MC-21 aircraft has been rolled out for official presentation in the factory of the corporation “Irkut” in Irkutsk, Russia.  As Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, the first serial production of the medium- and short-range passenger jet is planned for 2017. “This is a huge victory for our aviation industry and Irkut Corporation, our scientists, designers, […]

New Russian MS-21 Passenger Airliner to Be Showcased in Siberia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s newest MS-21 short and medium-haul passenger plane is to be showcased at the plant of the Irkut Corporation today in the city of Irkutsk, in Russia’s Siberia. The Irkut Corporation, which designed the new airliner, is part of the United Aircraft Corporation. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has been invited to attend the ceremony. […]