Irkut’s Corp.’s second MC-21-300 prototype performed a flight painted in a new color July 11. “The white color was selected for painting the second aircraft to demonstrate high quality of airframe surface and precision of joints of fuselage sections,” Irkut said in a statement. The flight that flew from the Russian manufacturer’s Irkutsk airfield lasted 3 hr. 7 min. “The flight task included checking of aircraft systems and taking aerodynamic corrections ...

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