Russia to Revive IL-114 Aircraft Production
Russia has started reviving the production of its IL-114 passenger aircraft developed in 1990. As planned by designers, the modernized liners will perform regional flights. In addition, it is expected that the IL-114 will be used by the Russian Army. The upgraded IL-114 will be produced by 2019.
As for the reserve factor, this plane is an absolutely unique aircraft manufactured in the Soviet Union,” Senior Test Pilot Vladimir Skrynnikov commented.
According to experts, the IL-114 can be produced in various modifications, such as cargo, military and passenger aircraft. It can accommodate up to 64 passengers.
It should be noted that the IL-114 avionics suite includes an automatic flight control system, voice over recorder, distance measuring equipment, global positioning system, air speed indicator, altimeter, attitude and heading reference system, flight data recorder and enhanced ground proximity and warning system.