Another serial transport aircraft IL-76MD-90A, produced under contract with the Russian Defense Ministry, made its first flight, revealing a series of factory tests. Due to the avionics of KRET production new Russian transport plane would be the best aircraft in its class in terms of price and quality.
The flight lasted more than seven hours and was successful. The given program has been implemented in full scale, after which the aircraft landed at the airport “Ulyanovsk-Vostochny”.
The new aircraft was named after the legendary aircraft designer Viktor Livanov, who headed the Aviation Complex. Ilyushin, has invested a lot of energy and knowledge to the development of modified Il-76MD-90A.