The certification testing of light multi-role Rysachok aircraft developed by Tekhnoavia and manufactured by TsSKB Progress has been started, press-service of TsSKB Progress reports.
«The certification process includes testing of the aircraft, its components, systems and parts. It will take about 1.5 years to complete the certification process. Certification of Rysachok aircraft and production facilities of TsSKB Progress will allow launching the serial production of the turboprop», – the company noted.
All 5 manufactured prototypes will be taking part in the testing. At present one of them is being prepared for ferry flight from Samara to Gromov Flight Research Institute.
The testing is being carried out by Tekhnoavia. According to a contract signed by Tekhnoavia and TsSKB Progress, the aircraft’s certification testing is being financed at the expense of TsSKB Progress (by agreement with Roscosmos), the press-service noted.