MOSCOW, August 17. /TASS/. The latest Russian MS-21 airliner, which made its first flight at the end of may 2017, after the first stage of tests needed adjustment software. This is stated in the message of the manufacturer of the aircraft “Corporation Irkut”.
According to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, talking about the software developed in the West.
“The first prototype aircraft MS-21-300, took to the skies on may 28, 2017, is preparing for the second stage of factory flight tests. The first flight is corrected software. On the plane mounted strain gauges, which will allow you to accurately measure the loads on the structure during the subsequent factory and certification tests,” – said in a statement.
Earlier on Thursday, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told TASS that the date of the first public flight of the new Russian airliner MS-21 will be known in October.
Deputy Prime Minister assured that the issue is to the software remains in control, all necessary changes are made.