ANKOL supplies bearings for the newest MS-21 passenger aircraft.
The Russian IRKUT Corporation informed that on 28th May the first test flight of the MS-21 passenger aircraft took place.
A twin-engine, medium range MS-21 is to be manufactured in two versions: MS-21-300 for 160-211 seats and MS-21-200 for max. 165 seats. This new machine produced by IRKUT Aviation Works will be competing against other medium range aircraft, mainly Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. We are pleased to inform that ANKOL is an approved supplier of maintenance-free bearings to the IRKUT Corporation. State of the art technology of manufacturing bearings ensures safe and maintenance free aircraft operation.