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Irkutsk-based aircraft factory as part of United Aircraft Corporation has delivered a batch of Yak-130 training and combat aircraft.
Yak-130 training and combat aircraft designed by Yakovlev Design Bureau as part of Irkut Corporation has been chosen as base aircraft for primary and advanced training of the Russian Aerospace Force pilots. It ensures advanced level training of 4+ and 5 generation combat aircraft pilots. The Yak-130 is the main component of the training system, which includes the integrated live monitoring and recording system, computer based training, flight and task specific simulators.
“Irkutsk aircraft factory fulfills its obligations within the state defence procurement program. The aircraft are manufactured in accordance with the established schedule. Next batches of aircraft are currently in the manufacturing process and are to be supplied next year,” said Yury Slyusar, General Director of United Aircraft Corporation.