Series production of the Il-114-300 is progressing
With the Ilyushin Il-114-300, Russia a newly-flyer developed, put Regional. In the case of the production of the first production aircraft, the program reached a milestone.
Last December was able to present Russia's state-owned aircraft manufacturing consortium UAC for the first time the prototypes of the Ilyushin Il-114-300. With modern engines and cockpit systems in the Short-haul aircraft with turboprop engines, is a new edition of the big hand; Il-114. With the project, veteran propeller plane of the type Antonov an to replace an-24 and an-26.
While the prototype is still supposed to stand out this year for the first flight, past the series production of the Ilyushin Il-114-300 advanced. In the UAC's plant in Lukhovitsy near Moscow two hull last week for the first time, ions of the first series of specimen sections have been joined together, according to the manufacturer in a message. As a next step is planned for the coming autumn, the Assembly of the wing box and the fin to the fuselage – UAC is planning the delivery of the first Il-114-300 for 2023.