See the Russian-Made Irkut MC-21 Single-Aisle Jet Aerflot Says It Ordered

In September, Aeroflot Group, which is the mother or father firm of Russian nationwide airline Aeroflot, introduced it had signed an settlement to purchase 339 Russian-built planes from state-owned United Plane Company.

Aeroflot aircraft at JFK airport in New York City.

Aeroflot plane at JFK airport in New York Metropolis.

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Supply: Aeroflot

The $16 billion order contains 40 Tupolev Tu-214s…

Tu-214 aircraft.

Tu-214 plane.

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Supply: Aeroflot, Aviacionline

…89 Sukhoi Superjet New (SSJ-New)…

Sukhoi Superjet New.

Sukhoi Superjet New fuselage.

United Plane Company


Supply: Aeroflot

In keeping with Aeroflot, the primary two SSJ-New jets can be acquired in 2023, whereas the Tupolev Tu-214 and MC-21 will start deliveries in 2024.

MC-21.

MC-21.

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Supply: Aeroflot

“The signing of this settlement clearly demonstrates to the entire world that Russia stays an incredible aviation energy with big potential and wealthy expertise within the discipline of plane manufacturing, able to producing dependable and trendy plane,” Aeroflot CEO Sergey Aleksandrovsky claimed.

SSJ-NEW.

SSJ-NEW fuselage.

United Plane Company


Supply: Aeroflot

Composite supplies on wings are unusual on narrowbody jets, however Rostec claims the MC-21 is the “first home, in addition to the primary on the planet in its class, plane with a composite wing.”

First flight with new wing.

First flight with new wing.

United Plane Company


Supply: Rostec State Company

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