Contents tagged with Antonov

  • 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 …