MS-21 made its maiden flight in Irkutsk

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Epicentered in fotoracconti passenger liner MS-21 on the runway near the final Assembly shop in IrkutskMS-21 made its maiden flight in Irkutsk© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Semicinereus the image Bank

In the Internet appeared the video of the test flight short and medium-haul aircraft MS-21 in Irkutsk. Lots of photos and videos published by the employees of the Irkutsk aviation plant.

Users filmed the takeoff of a new liner and a good fit.

The wingspan of the plane of 35.9 metres, a length of 36.8 meters for the MS-21-200 and 42.2 m for the MS-21-300, the maximum flight range — 6 thousand and 5.9 thousand kilometers, respectively.

According to Rogozin, the Russian and foreign companies have already issued firm orders of 185 aircraft.

Production of the new aircraft will allow the Russian airlines to expand its fleet, not buying planes abroad. It is expected that the first 50 aircraft will purchase «Aeroflot». Delivery is scheduled for late 2018 — early 2019.

MS-21 made its maiden flight in Irkutsk© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotoracconti passenger plane of new generation MS-21