11.23. A note from the Military Informant channel.
“The wide-body long-range aircraft Il-96-400M made its first flight.
A prototype of the Russian wide-body long-range aircraft Il-96-400M, manufactured at the branch of Il PJSC – VASO, part of the United Aircraft Corporation Rostec, took off for the first time.
During the flight, the stability and controllability of the aircraft, the operability of systems, the power plant and radio equipment for landing were checked. The test program passed as usual, and the stable operation of Russian systems and equipment was confirmed.”