Irkut Corporation (a UAC member) is to take part in the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017. Aircraft manufactured by the Corporation will participate in the flight program and will be presented at the display area.
For the first time at MAKS-2017, the “Russian Knights” aerobatics team of the Russian Air Force will fly six Su-30SM aircraft. These multirole super-maneuverable fighters were delivered by the Irkut Corporation in 2016. The new demonstration flight program was composed in 2017.
Two Su-30SM fighters of the Russian Navy will conduct training combat engagements to demonstrate employment of super-maneuverability in achieving victory over opponent. The aircraft will be piloted by the joint crew of the Navy pilots and pilots of the Irkut Corporation.
Two Yak-130 co