Tag: Russia

THIRD IRKUT MC-21 PROTOTYPE MAKES FIRST FLIGHT

Irkut MC-21

IRKUTSK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – The 3rd prototype of the Irkut MC-21 flew for the first time on Saturday. The Russian airliner completed a 90 minute test flight from Irkut Airport in Russia. This is the 1st MC-21 that is equipped with a passenger cabin. During the test flight, the MC-21-300 reached a maximum height of

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AEROFLOT ALSO THREATS TO CANCEL ITS ORDER FOR THE BOEING 737 MAX

Pobeda B737 MAX

MOSCOW – Aeroflot wants to cancel its order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, unless Boeing guarantees the safety of the aircraft, said Vitalij Saveljev from Aeroflot, the national Russian airline. The new planes would be delivered to Aeroflot in November 2019. Aeroflot ordered the B737 MAX for Pobeda, a subsidiary of the Russian airline.

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AIR CHINA B777 MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN SIBERIA DUE TO A FIRE ALARM

Air China Boeing 777 B-2040

ANADYR UGOLNY AIRPORT – Air China Flight CA983 from Beijing to Los Angeles – carrying 188 passengers – made an emergency landing in Siberia Tuesday morning, due to a fire alarm that went off. All passengers and crew of CA983 were evacuated safely by inflatable slides at Anadyr Ugolny airport which serves Russia’s easternmost town

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