The IL-114-300, the wing of which will be produced at the Voronezh Aviation Plant, will be launched into mass production in 2022-2023. This was announced by Chief Designer of Il PJSC Nikolay Talikov in an interview to RussiaToday Channel on Saturday, December 29.
Production of the short-haul aircraft will be organized at the premises of the Aviation Plant in Lukhovitsy, the Moscow Region.
– Flight tests of the aircraft should begin in 2020, but they will be short. First of all, the IL-114V will be finalized for landing on unpaved airfields and for flying at extremely low temperatures, Talikov said.
The fuselage for the aircraft will be manufactured by Sokol Plant, Nizhny Novgorod.