IRKUT completes maiden flight of the MC-21

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed May 31, 2017 15:34

IRKUT completes maiden flight of the MC-21

IRKUT has completed the successful first flight of the MC-21-300 new generation commercial aircraft, which took off and landed at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant airfield, an affiliate of Irkut Corporation, on Sunday May 28.

The MC-21 benefits from the latest advanced carbon fiber technologies including the HexPly carbon fiber/epoxy prepreg that Hexcel supplies for composite primary structures including the empennage.

Click here to view the official MC-21 first flight video.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed May 31, 2017 15:34