Il-76MD-90A: The first demonstration flight, and a contract for the purchase of 39 Russian aircraft Min.oborony

According to experts, the serial production of the aircraft, as well as renewed on "Aviastar-SP" production of AN-124 "Ruslan" consolidate the status of the Ulyanovsk region aviation capital, and will contribute to the expansion of production area businesses, creating new jobs.

The contract for the Ministry of Defence on 4 dozen aircraft Il-76MD-90A is able to put the Ulyanovsk Aircraft Factory "on the wing."

  • document was signed by Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and President of JSC "United Aircraft Corporation" Mikhail Pogosyan
  • document was signed by Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov and President of JSC "United Aircraft Corporation" Mikhail Pogosyan

 

"I believe this aircraft will be in demand and its production will entail substantial backlog of orders for" Aviastar-SP ". So we were invited to a meeting of all potential customers. It is the most solid order in the Russian aviation industry for all its long history. Il-76MD-90A — the first new aircraft that the domestic aviation industry has made over the past 20 years. Ulyanovsk Aircraft manufacturing companies to be done. I am confident that the contract will be implemented efficiently and on time. I will instruct the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Defence that they provide all the necessary guarantees of state enterprise ", — said Vladimir Putin at a meeting held in Ulyanovsk on October 4.

The new aircraft is called "an extensively modified version" of the well-known IL-76. As a result of extensive modernization were given new flight control and navigation system, automatic control system, communication system and the cabin. Due to this increased safety, precision flying and landing. The new engines have reduced fuel consumption by 10%. At 1,000 kilometers (4,000 to 5,000 km) increased range, with the payload increased from 47 tons to 52 tons. In the carriage of a new "Eli" is no longer 9, and only 7 people.

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