Russia Revives YAK – 242

Posted by on November 26, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Russian deputy ┬ápremier Dmitry Rogozin has disclosed whilst on a visit to Russia’s Irkut aviation facility, that the MC-21 will be redesignated as the YAK-242 when the twin jet goes into serial production.

He also confirmed that Russian aero engine faciities in Perm will produce the Aviadvigatel PD-14 engine for the aircraft. The first MC-21 prototype will be unveiled in the summer of 2015. (Source: flight International)

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