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Maiden flight of Il-114 passenger plane scheduled in September

Series production of the Il-114-300 is anticipated to start in 2023

MOSCOW, July 8. /TASS/. The first flight of the Il-114-300 turboprop passenger aircraft is scheduled in September 2020, Deputy Minister of Industry Oleg Bocharov said on Wednesday.

"We will have the maiden flight of the aircraft [Il-114 - TASS] at the turn of September," the official said.

Series production of the Il-114-300 is anticipated to start in 2023. Up to twelve aircraft are planned for production annually.