Il-76MD made the first long flight in the industrial test

Il-76MD aircraft made its maiden flight in the long-term production test

Flying standard Il-76MD-90A successfully made the flight on programmke industrial flight test aircraft manufacturer reports — Ulyanovsk aircraft factory "Aviastar-SP", part of the United Aircraft Corporation.

The flight lasted 4 hours and 25 minutes and was successful. This example program is executed on one hundred percent. She divined the evaluation systems and equipment, start engines, assess the functioning of the automatic control system (ACS), the devil stability and maneuverability of the aircraft, care for the second round.

The route took in test flights airport "Ulyanovsk-East" at an altitude of 10 thousand meters.

Recently flight standard IL-76MD-90A will be sent in Zhukovsky near Moscow to continue the flight test.

Il-76MD-90A is a deep modernization of the famous military transport aircraft Il-476, which was previously carried out at the Tashkent aircraft plant. In 2006 it was decided to transfer the production to Ulyanovsk. On Sludge-76MD-90A set a new flight complex. All indicators are displayed on the LCD monitor, plane has a modern digital glass cockpit configuration made in the design of the wing, as in the landing gear.

In October 2012 the KLA and the Defense Ministry signed a contract for the supply of 39 languid transport aircraft Il-76MD-90A, which is planned to be on the "Aviastar" until 2018. Overall, 2020 "Aviastar" can release up to 100 such aircraft.

JSC "Aviastar-SP", part of the KLA — one of the biggest aircraft manufacturers in Russia and the CIS. The available capacity of the plant are designed for mass production to 40 aircraft Tu-204 year. Only during the lifetime of the plant it was produced 36 aircraft An-124-100 "Ruslan", 48 cars — Tu-204, and as a resource flying standards Sludge-76MD-90A.

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