MC-21 begins flight-test programme from Gromov

flightglobal | November 03, 2017

MC-21 begins flight-test programme from Gromov
Irkut has started the flight-test programme with the MC-21-300 from the Gromov institute at Moscow's Zhukovsky airfield. The aircraft undertook a 3h flight on 2 November, the airframer states. It says the tests assessed stability and control at a range of altitudes from 6,000-12,000m (19,700-39,400ft). "All aircraft systems operated normally," adds Irkut.

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