First Samples of Updated IL-114 to Appear in 2019
The first samples of the updated IL-114, production of which will be located on one of the plants in the Volga Federal District will appear in 2019, the presidential envoy in the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich said Tuesday.
Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that President Vladimir Putin has supported the development of passenger aircraft based on the Il-114.
“By 2019, you should see the first two samples; in 2020 the production should be deployed. Beginning with eight planes per year, the production will be increased,” Babich said at a press conference.
According to him, as a site for the production it is considered Samara “Aviacor” and Nizhny Novgorod Aircraft Plant “Sokol”. Whichever of plants is chosen as a head, said the envoy, the aircraft will be built in cooperation.