New aircraft based on the Il-114 will be created for regional aviation - Mikhail Babich
UFA, 24 November 2015. /Bashinform News Agency/.
A new aircraft based on the Il-114 will be created for regional aviation. The launch of the project in Samara was reported by the Envoy of the Russian President to the Volga Federal District Mikhail Babich, who was on a working visit to Ufa on Monday.
There will be a new version of the engine, which in the future will be used on other types of domestic aircrafts. According to the Envoy, it will be complete import substitution.
As reported by Vesti.Ru referring to the State TV and Radio Company "Bashkortostan", the project will enable to create a regional aircraft from domestic components, which will be produced, including, in Ufa. However, as reported by the representatives of the industrial enterprises of Bashkortostan specializing in aviation industry, orders for new equipment had not been received yet.