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Rostec begun the final Assembly of a new passenger Il-114-300

"Rostec" has started final Assembly of the new Russian regional passenger aircraft Il-114-300, reported the press service of the Corporation.

Rostec begun the final Assembly of Il-114-300. Works are in the branch of JSC "RAC "MiG" – on the territory of the Lukhovitsy aircraft production P. A. Voronin. Docking (the fuselage - ed.) is performed on an automated bench, designed and manufactured specifically for the project", - stated in the message.

Following the build stage will be the docking of the wing panels and mounting the tail. Beginning of works is planned for the third quarter of 2020. After that, the glider will move to the next working platform for the installation of components, systems and engines. Just created four consecutive working platform. They will fail the entire scope of work for the Assembly and testing of the aircraft. The final stage is the transfer machine at the flight test complex of a series of factory and certification tests.

"The plane is in good undemanding, which provides additional reliability in harsh environments. Its technical characteristics allow to use short runways, strips clay, Arctic ice band. The plane can take airfields with poor technical equipment. Sure, the Il-114-300 will be one of the best looking models in its class," ⎼ said Serdyukov.

The aircraft is capable of carrying up to 68 passengers at a distance of 1.5 thousand kilometers. It is designed for the implementation of regional flights and is focused primarily on the domestic market. The aircraft can also be used to provide aviation mobility of population, including in the far North, the Far East and Siberia.