Russian MC-21 passenger plane to debut in Istanbul

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16 September 2019

Russian medium-haul passenger aircraft MC-21 will make its debut abroad at an aviation festival in Istanbul, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said Monday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"The latest Russian medium-haul passenger aircraft MC-21, short-haul plane Superjet 100, amphibious aircraft Be-200 and multirole fighter Su-35 will be at the festival," the company said in a press release.

The UAC added that this would be "the debut abroad" for MC-21, which premiered at MAKS air show in Russia in August.

The UAC, which consolidates several aircraft manufacturers, will participate at Teknofest Istanbul scheduled to run from September 17-22.