The MS-21 aircraft has completed the first phase of flight testing

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in photobacteria flight of the new Russian passenger plane MS-21. Archival photoThe MS-21 aircraft has completed the first phase of flight testing© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The prototype MS-21-300 has completed a regular flight, which completes the first phase of testing, the press service of the Corporation «Irkut», which is part of United aircraft Corporation.

«The prototype MS-21-300 has completed a regular flight, which completes the first stage of factory flight tests», — stated in the message.

In accordance with the test programme was successfully completed work on the study of the characteristics of stability and controllability of the aircraft in different configurations of the wing high-lift devices with released and retracted; the definition of the aerodynamic correction system for measuring the altitude and speed parameters in the studied range of heights and velocities; to test different modes of operation of the power plant in flight and on the ground; check the operation of aircraft systems, including work in-flight emergency turbopump installation.

«The designers of the Engineering center of JSC «Corporation «Irkut» and the specialists of the flight-test division of JSC «OKB them. A. S. Yakovlev» you are processing the information received. In parallel begins the preparation of the MS-21 aircraft to the next phase of flight tests», — said the press service.

MS-21 passenger aircraft with a capacity of 150 to 211 passengers, includes the latest developments in aircraft and engine design, avionics and systems. He was replaced by Soviet aircraft «Tu», «Yak» and «An». The first flight of MS-21 was held at the end of may from the airfield of the Irkutsk aviation plant. According to experts, flight tests of a new passenger liner were successful. The second flight took place on 14 June, it was determined by the landing characteristics of the aircraft and evaluated the performance of its systems. Third flight within the flight test took place on June 15, and the fourth landing gear – June 19.

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