State tests of the modernized military transport aircraft Il-76MD90A, said Saturday the deputy head of the State Flight Test Center (glycerol), the Air Force, the hero of Russia, Colonel Nikolai Osykovy.
"Just recently we finished state tests of the modernized military transport aircraft Il-76MD90A with a new engine MPS-90. In fact, we gave him a start in life, "- said Osykovy.
According to him, the operational performance of the upgraded aircraft now increased by 1.3-1.4 times.
Osykovy added that in August of this year, expected to arrive on state tests in glycerol Russian-Ukrainian Air Force transport plane An-70, which in the future will also come into service of the Military Transport Aviation Air Force Russia, "Interfax".