Orbit tracks Irkut on MC-21 maiden flight

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne audio management systems, has noted that Russian aircraft manufacturer, Irkut, has made its maiden flight of the MC-21 passenger plane, the company said.

The MC-21 uses Orbit´s Orion audio management system, customized for Irkut by the UAC Integration Center.

The Irkut MC-21 is a single-aisle twinjet airliner produced by Irkut with avionics supplied by the UAC Integration Center. Both are subsidiaries of Russia´s United Aircraft Corporation.

Orbit Communications Systems is focused on precision tracking-based communications – in the areas of satcom, telemetry and remote sensing – and provides an innovative solution for airborne audio management.