The MS-21 aircraft made a flight from Irkutsk to Ulyanovsk

Самолет МС-21 совершил перелет из Иркутска в Ульяновск

The aircraft MS-21-300 he flew nonstop from Irkutsk to Ulyanovsk, where it will be painted by serial technology, according to a press release of the United aircraft Corporation (UAC).

“In Ulyanovsk aircraft MS-21-300 will be painted in serial technology, and then fly to the airport LII im. M. M. Gromova “Ramenskoye” (Zhukovsky, Moscow region) to continue flight tests”, – stated in the message.

The aircraft was ruled by honored test pilot Roman Taskaev and test pilot 1st class Vasily Sevastyanov. According to Taskaeva, the flight was in normal mode without any comments.

Recall that the MS-21 Russian aircraft medium-range class. The liner MS-21-300 for the first time rose into the sky at the end of may 2017.

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov has announced that the launch date of the aircraft in serial production shifted to 2021.