Contents tagged with Antonov

  • Ukraine and Azerbaijan are planning joint production of An-178 aircraft

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, stated in an interview during his visit to Baku that Ukraine and Azerbaijan are going to launch the joint production of AN-178 transport aircraft, 112 Ukraine reported.

    “As Ilham Aliyev has said, one of the most promising topics is the supply of AN-178 transport aircraft to Azerbaijan and the joint production of these aircraft in Azerbaijan. The successful implementation of this project will allow Ukrainian manufacturers to create an environment for …

  • Antonov aircraft will be equipped with Canadian avionics from Esterline CMC Electronics

    Canadian company Esterline CMC Electronics will supply modern avionics for AN-124 and AN-148/158/178 aircraft. The Antonov State Company management that is a part of state concern Ukroboronprom signed two corresponding contracts with representatives from the Canadian company. This happened at the Farnborough Air Show-2016 in the United Kingdom.According to the terms of the first contract, Esterline CMC Electronics will supply a CMA-9000 (FMS) flight control system, GPS CMA-5024 sensors and a …

  • Ukraine hopes to provide strategic air transport to NATO

    Ukraine’s leadership has decided to withdraw from the tripartite cooperation program between Ukraine, Russia and NATO, according to which the Alliance has used the capabilities of Ukrainian strategic aviation.

    The acting head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO, Yehor Bozhok, said this in an interview with Evropeyskaya Pravda.

    He named Ukrainian strategic AN-124 Ruslan planes among the items that Ukraine offers to enhance the Alliance’s defense capability.

    “Until now we had a program, …

  • New Antonov An-178 makes international debut at ILA Berlin Air Show

    The new Ukrainian transport aircraft An-178 which was developed by the state enterprise Antonov, and boasts a lifting capacity of 18 tons debuted in the summer program at the International Aerospace ILA Berlin Air Show-2016. As the company’s press service reports, the new Ukrainian freighter fulfilled all aerobatic elements in extremely adverse weather conditions.

    "Due to difficult weather conditions demonstration flights were allowed only for the European transport A400M produced by Airbus …

  • Ukraine's Antonov to supply Saudi Arabia with aircraft

    The Ukrainian state-owned company Antonov has signed contracts to supply Saudi Arabia with aircraft and have also reached an agreement with Azerbaijan on the purchase of Ukrainian aircraft. This was announced by the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, during a visit to the company on its 70th anniversary.

    “Even when the aggressive country of Russia completely closed its markets for our engineering and aircraft needs and stopped supplying us with components, we did not give up! We stayed …

  • Antonov showcases its aircraft at arms exhibition in India

    The delegation of the Antonov State Company of Ukraine is participating in DefExpo-2016, the Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, in Goa, India, the company said in a statement. As noted in the statement, the promising projects of the Antonov State Company can become the basis of further development of fruitful cooperation between Ukraine and India in the aviation industry.

    "The Antonov State Company proposes the latest multi-purpose An-132 transport aircraft with …

  • Saudi Arabia to buy 30 Ukrainian-built military airplanes

    The state-owned Ukrainian aerospace company, Antonov, signed a preliminary agreement with Saudi firm Taqnia Aeronautics which will see the delivery of 30 multipurpose Antonov An-178 aircraft to the Royal Saudi Airforce.

    Taqnia Aeronautics President Mohammed Al-Ghamdi said that “The signing of this memorandum is the next significant step in the development of our cooperation. We have already signed documents on the cooperation on the project of a new transport aircraft An-132 and the joint …