The Ukrainian An-178 test before shipment to Azerbaijan

Antonov company has received a firm order for 10 aircraft An-178 airlines from Azerbaijan. This is stated in the message of the enterprise.

«Carrying out of certification tests of the An-178 is one of the top priorities for our company. We test the plane with the application of the requirements of European standards CS-25. We have a firm order for 10 such aircraft of the airline from Azerbaijan. On the «Serial plant «Antonov» work has begun to launch production of the An-178,» — said the President of the company Oleksandr Kotsyuba.

In addition, according to him, in August, in the framework of the program of ground tests of transport aircraft An-178 was performed testing the loading/unloading light wheeled self-propelled machinery.

The research was conducted using three SUVs army HMMWV (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) M1097A2.

In chetnosti were confirmed by the declared capabilities of the aircraft arrival-departure, accommodation and mooring of the vehicle in the cargo cabin of the test aircraft. Up to the present time, the An-178 was carried out about 100 missions with a total duration of more than 160 hours.

As previously reported, Ukraine and Azerbaijan in the future intend to establish a joint production of Ukrainian transport aircraft an-178.

In early July, the state enterprise «Antonov» presented at the International air show in Farnborough Ukrainian transport aircraft an-178.

An-178 — multi-purpose transport aircraft with a maximum payload of 18 tons. Its unique feature is the ability to carry a wide range of packaged goods (containers or pallets), including sea containers.

Embodying the best characteristics of the Antonov An-178 can be based at various airfields, including dirt and highland.




The Ukrainian An-178 test before shipment to Azerbaijan 29.08.2016

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