Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corp. will roll out the MC-21-300 aircraft on June 8 at its factory in Irkutsk. The new aircraft was named as a successor to the Tu-154 and is intended to compete with the A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX. The MC-21 is available in two versions—the -200 and -300—which seat 132 and 163, respectively, in a standard two-class layout, or a maximum 165 and 211 seats.  According to Irkut Corp., the MC-21 backlog includes 175 firm orders. “The ...

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