March 1 - Volga-Dnepr has used one of its AN-124-100 freighters to transport a fuselage section for the new Irkut MS-21 passenger aircraft.

The fuselage section was transported between the Russian cities of Irkutsk and Zhukovsky. The oversize cargo was manufactured by Irkutsk Aviation Plant and carried to the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute for performance testing.

The 11.5 m long, 4.7 m wide and 4.2 m high cylindrical fuselage was loaded onto the AN-124-100 freighter using a specially developed tackle, manufactured by Volga-Dnepr and Irkutsk Aviation Plant.