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ANTONOV Presents its Advanced Programs in Turkey

Issue 81

ANTONOV Company, the world-known designer of transport, regional passenger and special-purpose aircraft, presents several advanced programs, including two modifications of AN-178 freighter, AN-188 STOL military transport and an unmanned aircraft system project at Eurasia-2018.  

The main feature of the 16t capacity AN-178-100 medium ramp transport airplane is the ability to carry a wide range of existing packaged freight (containerized and/or palletized).  The 18t capacity AN-178T military transport variant will be able to perform logistic support of troops, parachute drops of small troop divisions or cargoes on platforms, carrying wounded persons, light vehicles and necessary equipment. In addition, the AN-178T will have such important characteristics as reliability, autonomous operation and combat vitality. This new cargo aircraft will be able to use a wide net of runways including those with artificial pavement and unpaved airfields as well as alpine aerodromes.