MC-21 Operators To Face Engine Teething Challenges

Yakovlev MC-21

The MC-21-310 equipped with PD-14 engines made its international debut at the 2021 Dubai Airshow.

Credit: Aviation Week Network
The first operators of Russia’s new Yakovlev MC-21 airliner were always set to face teething problems given the immaturity of the narrowbody’s PD-14 turbofan. However, the time the engine spends off wing could be significant during the initial years of operation. The powerplant, which was certified...

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