“The Russian aircraft of the XXI century” will save from sanctions

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The program is the creation of the new Russian aircraft MS-21 will be implemented. On Thursday, January 10, reports TASS with reference to the office of Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.

It stressed that the government is aware of all the details of the situation. “She was in control,” — noted in the office of the Deputy Prime Minister, adding that at the moment the project is not in danger.

Earlier on Thursday “Kommersant” with reference to own sources reported that the MS-21 can remain without composite “black wing” because of U.S. sanctions against JSC “AeroComposite” and JSC “ORPE “Technologiya” name penalty” (“rostec”). It was noted that the dispatch of the necessary components for the wing and part of the keel, which was imported from USA and Japan ceased, and the remaining composites will only last for six aircraft.

MS-21 will be the first medium-range aircraft created in post-Soviet Russia. One of its advantages — composite wing, which increases the efficiency of the machine and increases the cabin width. The audit chamber has estimated the project at 438 billion. First flight vehicle of the family made in may of 2017. The first deliveries of the liner is scheduled for 2020.

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