The Ilyushin Il-114-300 is a variant of the Ilyushin Il-114 small passenger plane that operates on regional routes in Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Russian Deputy Trade Minister Alexander Potapov said on Tuesday, “In accordance with a request from the Indian side, we sent our proposals on organising the production of Il-114-300 aircraft at HAL facilities.”
An Ilyushin Il-114.
He said that Russia is interested in cooperating with India on civil aviation. Smaller planes might be
“One such project could be the creation of an Indian regional aircraft,” Potapov said.
India’s Commerce and Industry ministry confirmed that Russia will take part in the Make in India programme.
Reports say that Russia is planning to mass produce the Il-114-300 by 2019.
An Ilyushin Il-76 of the Indian Air Force. India Startegic
New Delhi is reportedly in talks with Moscow for the purchase of a modern variant of the Il-78 to be used as multi-role tanker transport.