"Maks 2019". Irkut presents MC-21 aircraft in public for the first time
The airplane at the event’s flying display is the FTV-1 which performed maiden flight
Irkut Corporation (as part of UAC) takes part in the Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon "MAKS-2019" (see AVIONEWS).
The company presents MC-21/300 new generation passenger aircraft at the event for the first time. The aircraft participating the MAKS’ flying display is the FTV-1 which performed maiden flight. Two more airplanes are placed in static display; one of them, equipped with a two-class passenger cabin, is open for visiting by specialists and customers.
Visitors also can see Yak-130 combat trainer and Yak-152 trainer aircraft in the air and on the ground. They have been developed by the Yakovlev Design Bureau and are manufactured at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant. The Yak-130 aerobatic simulator is available at the UAC's stand in Pavilion C-1.
The Su-30SM multi-role fighter and Yak-130 training aircraft manufactured by Irkut Corporation presented at the exposition of the Russian Aerospace Forces and Navy. The Russian Knights aerobatics team demonstrate the flying capabilities of Su-30SM super maneuverable fighters. Naval aviation pilots show aerobatics figures on Su-30SM during single flights.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency