Russian Aerospace Forces received the first military transport aircraft IL-76MD-90A built in 2019
According to Aviastar-SP JSC (Ulyanovsk, part of the Transport Aviation Division of the United Aircraft Corporation JSC - UAC), on August 30, 2019, the 18th Military Transport Regiment was put into operation as part of the 235th Military Transport Aviation Regiment Aviation Division of the Military Transport Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces, based on the Aviastar-SP factory airfield Ulyanovsk-Vostochny, the new Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft built at the enterprise.
In fact, this aircraft with serial number 0202 (registration number RF-78657) became the first Il-76MD-90A built by Aviastar-SP JSC in 2019 and made its first flight in Ulyanovsk on June 13, 2019. Il-76MD-90A military transport aircraft (serial number 0202, registration number RF-78657), built at Aviastar-SP JSC in 2019 and transferred to the 235th military transport aviation regiment of the 18th military transport Aviation Division of the Military Transport Aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces. Ulyanovsk, August 2019 (c) JSC Aviastar-SP
“By the end of the year, the plant plans to complete the construction of at least two more Il-76MD-90A aircraft,” said Vasily Dontsov, managing director of Aviastar-SP JSC.
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we indicate that this Il-76MD-90A became the third aircraft of this type to enter the 235th military transport aviation regiment formed at the end of 2017. Earlier, in 2019, Aviastar-SP handed over to the Ministry of Defense of Russia two Il-76MD-90A aircraft, which were actually built in 2018 - aircraft with serial numbers 0109 (registration number RF-78655, made its first flight in Ulyanovsk on November 7, 2018, was transferred on April 2, 2019) and 0110 (registration number RF-78656, made its first flight on December 22, 2018, transferred on May 16, 2019). Both of them became the first to become part of the 235th regiment.
The Il-76MD-90A aircraft, with serial number 0202, transferred on August 30, 2019, became the fourth aircraft built by Aviastar-SP JSC in Ulyanovsk under a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense of October 2012 for the production of 39 IL-76MD-90A units for a total of 139 , 42 billion rubles.
The first Il-76MD-90A aircraft, for the Russian Ministry of Defense under a 2012 contract with serial number 0108 (registration number RF-78654) was built at Aviastar-SP more than three years ago and was first lifted there on December 15, 2015 and On January 17, 2016, he entered the 610th Center for Combat Use and Retraining of the Flight Staff of Military Transport Aviation named after Aviation Marshal N.S. Skripko in Ivanovo.
Earlier, Aviastar-SP, under a contract of November 2011, UAC - Transport Aircraft JSC, built in 2014-2015 three Il-76MD-90A airplanes of an assembly lot with serial numbers 0103, 0104, 0105. The first two of them were transferred to PAO The Taganrog Aviation Scientific and Technical Complex named after G.M.Beriev (TANTK) for the creation of special-purpose vehicles on their basis, and the aircraft with serial number 0105 was also transferred to the 610th VTA TsBPPLS in Ivanovo on December 3, 2015.
In addition, the Aviastar-SP also built the first prototype of the Il-78M-90A refueling airc