Tag: Irkut Corporation

Irkut And SCAC To Be Merged Into UAC Corporate Center

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ongoing reform of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will see its corporate structure transformed into a single company and converted to a single share, reads the corporation’s statement. The process will involve merging the corporation’s subsidiaries Irkut Corporation and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), transforming them into a so-called corporate center. The decision was […]

Russia’s A320 And B737 Alternative Attracts Orders

Reading Time: 2 minutes After test flights were successfully completed in June, the Russian built single-aisle twinjet MC-21 is now being prepped for a second round of testing. Deliveries are expected to start in 2018 and Russian state media has said numerous contracts with domestic and foreign carriers have already been agreed, although it is largely expected to fill […]

MC-21-300 Factory Tests Enter Second Stage

Reading Time: 1 minute The flying prototype of Russia’s new Irkut MC-21-300 narrowbody airliner has completed the first stage of factory testing, OEM Irkut Corporation reports. The final, sixth flight as part of the first stage was performed on June 23. During the first phase the aircraft was tested for stability and controllability with different configurations of the wing […]

Russian Yak-130 Appears To Be Training Aircraft Choice For Vietnam

Reading Time: 1 minute The Vietnam People’s Air Force (VPAF) is shopping for a new training jet and it appears they are going to purchase the Russian Yak-130. The Yak-130 first flew in 1996 and has been marketed as a light attack aircraft. “We have been equipping ourselves with state-of-the-art fighters in recent years, but our training system still […]

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. […]