A unique IL-114 aircraft frame transportation on its own landing gear from Central aerohydrodynamic institute to OJSC «Il» subdivision in Zhukovsky town

19 August 2015
 
Specialists of OJSC «IL» and Strength Complex FSUE «Central aerohydrodynamic institute after Professor N. E. Zhukovsky» successfully completed resource testing of the IL-114 aircraft frame.

This kind of test is a key stage of a large amount of the aircraft experimental investigations, that confirmed 30 000 flights, 30 000 hours and 20 years of operation resource. In accordance with the possible launch of Il-114 serial production in Russia, OJSC «Il» decided to maintain the IL-114 aircraft frame ser.№0104 for additional airframe and landing gear castings if necessary

To implement the foregoing, OJSC “IL” team of specialists in conjunction with a corporate contractor performed the Il-114 №0104 aircraft frame transportation on its own gears. Aircraft transported from the territory of FSUE «Central aerohydrodynamic institute after Professor N. E. Zhukovsky» to OJSC «Il» subdivision in Zhukovsky town.