Yakovlev Yak-40

The Yak-40 is a three-engine passenger jet aircraft for regional and local flights, developed in the USSR in the 1960s. The first Soviet civilian aircraft, certified and operated in Europe. In the early 1960s, Aeroflot airline actively operated modern and efficient at that time airliners of various types on regional and international routes. However, in […]

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Yakovlev Yak-42

The Yak-42 is a three-engine regional regional passenger aircraft developed in the USSR in the mid-1970s to replace the aging Tu-134. History In the early 1970s, Aeroflot began to feel the need for a regional passenger aircraft, which could replace the IL-18 and, in part, the Tu-134. Development began in 1972. Several prototypes were made […]

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Yakovlev MC-21

MS-21 (21st Century Mainline Aircraft) is a Russian medium-range airliner developed by Irkut Corporation and OKB Yakovleva. The aircraft was rolled out in 2016. In the spring of 2017, the start of flight tests is planned. Being a medium-range aircraft, the MC-21 is a direct competitor to the Boeing 737MAX, Airbus A320NEO, and Comac C919. […]

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Yakovlev Yak-42D

In 1987, work was completed on the creation and certification of the Yak-42D. Even though outwardly the aircraft practically did not change, with the same fuel tank capacity, its range increased by about 25% due to an increase in the maximum take-off weight to 56.5 tons. With the same payload of 10.5 tons, the Yak-42D […]

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Yakovlev Yak-142

The development of the passenger aircraft Yak-42A began at the Design Bureau. A.S. Yakovleva in 1987. It is a further development of the Yak-42D aircraft. It is distinguished from its predecessor by improved economic characteristics and aerodynamics, an elongated fuselage. The prototype was made in December 1992. In 1993, it received the designation Yak-142. First […]

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