International Sanctions Threaten MC-21 Jetliner Program Written 7 March 2022

Maiden flight of MC-21 | Denis Fedorko; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

Fortune reports that international sanctions threaten the rollout of Irkut Corp.’s MC-21 jetliner, “due to commence deliveries to Russian airlines this year.” The MC-21 “is the first full-size aircraft designed in Russia since the fall of the Soviet Union more than three decades ago” and features composite wings and a passenger capacity of 211 people. The MC-21 sources avionics, brakes, tires, and its Pratt & Whitney engines from international suppliers, though a version using a Russian produced engine was flown at the Dubai Air Show last November.
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