OREANDA-NEWS. Specialists of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after N. E. Zhukovsky started the development of a project to create a promising integrated platform aircraft for regional airlines. It is planned that the aircraft of this class will begin to operate in the Russian Federation after about 7-10 years.

"The creation of technologies, ensuring physical accessibility of transportation, i.e. the ability of the aviation light aircraft to reach remote corners of the country, to take off from poorly equipped airfields and sit on them, and also have low maintenance costs, is an extremely important and ambitious task," - said the scientific Director Andrey Dunaevsky.

The Voronezh aircraft plant said the priority in the production of aircraft Il-112. The demand for this light device is now increasing every day.