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The enterprise has accomplished the full range of tests, calculations and strength tests that were envisaged by the program, including the static testing of wing devices, control surfaces, an engine installation, landing gear legs and doors, the radar dome and other units, the press service said.

The tests have shown that the aircraft design meets damage tolerance requirements, the aircraft is easily inspected and can be operated without major repairs, the press service said.

The tests also proved the design integrity of the An-70. As the result of the tests, the aircraft received a certificate of Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute confirming its static structural strength.

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