The aircraft would be based on Russia’s single-aisle twin passenger jet, the 250-passenger MC-21-400, which is a planned version of Irkut Corp.’s MC-21 family.
The MC-21 was rolled out on June 8, 2016 and made the first flight May 28, 2017. The aircraft type is currently available in two versions—the -200 and -300—which seat 132 and 163, respectively, in a standard two-class layout, or 165 and 211 in a high-capacity configuration.
In September, Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. revealed plans to develop long-range wide-body aircraft—called the CR929—which is being jointly developed by the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) and Russia’s United Aircraft Corp.
(Polina Montag-Girmes - ATWOnline News)