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INCIDENT – MC-21 Prototype Has Runway Excursion

INCIDENT – MC-21 Prototype Has Runway Excursion

There was an incident with the first MC-21 prototype today, when it had a runway excursion. Despite early reports, it was NOT a runway overrun. There were no injuries among the test pilots and other crew. The incident took place in Zhukovsky airport, near Moscow....
Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian Engines

Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian Engines

Still in development, Irkut’s MC-21 swapped its American-made PW1400G engines with the Russian PD-14s, and flew for the first time. The flight took place at Irkut’s own airfield in Siberia, on Tuesday. It’s been three years since Irkut first flew its first MC-21...