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Russia’s 737 MAX Rival to Fly Before Year-end with Locally Built Engines

The Irkut MC-21-300, Russia’s answer to the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo, is set to make its maiden flight before the end of the year with domestically produced engines, the company’s CEO confirmed.