The Russians Are Coming ! Yes this time with a commercial jet MC -21

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In 2006, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Russia wanted to design a commercial aircraft to seat 130–170 passengers over 5,000–6,350 km (2,700–3,430 nmi) to replace ageing Tu-154 and to fly  20–25% more efficiently than the Airbus A320and B737NG  with 15% lower weight , 20% lower operating costs and 15% lower fuel consumption.The program was launched in 2007, […]