Russia will create Arctic transport aircraft in 2-3 years


Light transport aircraft for the Arctic will appear in Russia in two or three years, the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday.
“We are working on a light military transport aircraft Il-112 and its arctic version. After two or three years, it will be ready. And so doed IL-114 – we have already started the final stage of its design,” Rogozin said at the first meeting of the Government Commission Development of the Arctic.
He recalled that before the aircraft was manufactured in Tashkent, and now production is transferred to Russia: “Full import substitution is performed.”


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