Started flight tests of the fourth experienced Russian aircraft MS-21-300. The first flight of the aircraft took place on December 25 at the airfield of the Irkutsk aviation plant (IAP; a branch of the Irkut Corporation).
The flight duration was 1 hour 40 min, he passed at an altitude of about 3000 m at a speed of about 500 km/h. the Plane was piloted by a crew of test pilots, heroes of Russia Roman Taskaeva and Oleg Mutovin. On the report of the crew, the job is done completely, the flight went normally.