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The Ministry of Defence has revived the Ilyushin Il-112 project, a development of the Il-114 airliner.
The experimental demonstrator is being used to test aircraft systems and handling.
The single-engine turboprop will be used to provide light air support, reconnaissance and training capabilities to the Afghanistan military.
Maiden mission lasts some two and a half hours
Deliveries of more than 31,000 new airplanes expected
Criticism runs rampant of inprudent spending.
Under a partnership agreement, both companies will exchange knowledge and capabilities in aircraft design, manufacturing and certification.
The Brazilian airframer expects to hand over the first of the new midsize business jets this week.
New airplane would reach the market by 2020 or 2021
Buying spree pads backlog totals at Boeing, Airbus and Embraer