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Russian single-engine utility plane 'Baikal' makes its maiden flight

Baikal, a Russian single-engine utility plane to be used by local airlines and in hard-to-reach areas, has made its maiden flight in Yekaterinburg, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said . "The Baikal LMS-901 single-engine multi-purpose plane has made its maiden flight," he said.

The plane was developed by the Baikal-Engineering company under the contract with the Russian ministry of industry and trade and is meant to be used by local airlines.The plane took off from an airdrome in Yekaterinburg and spent 25 minutes in mid-air at an altitude of 500 meters.

The plane will be demonstrated at the ninth NIAS 2022 national exhibition and forum of civil aviation infrastructure in Moscow on February 9-10.



Date: 04 Feb 2022 19:40 (UTC) category:

Country: Russian Federation
Tatjana Obrazcova


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