MC-21-310 flight-test aircraft arrived in Ulyanovsk to be painted
MC-21-310 flight-test aircraft equipped with the Russian PD-14 engines arrived from Irkutsk Aviation Plant, a branch of Irkut Corporation (part of UAC, Rostec State Corporation), to Ulyanovsk Vostochny airport on 22nd June.
The aircraft was operated by the crew of 1st class test pilot Vasily Sevastyanov, 1st class test pilot Andrey Voropayev, flight test engineer Anton Kuznetsov.
The pilot Vasily Sevastyanov said after landing: “The flight was in normal mode, without complaint”.
The MC-21-310 aircraft will be painted at Spektr-Avia, Ulyanovsk, and then will fly to Ramenskoye airport (Zhukovsky, Moscow region) to continue flight tests.
The MC-21-310 aircraft (tail number 73055), equipped with the new Russian PD-14 engines, made its maiden flight in December 2020.