Tuesday, December 20, 2016

"Antonov" introduced a new cargo plane АN-132D

"Antonov" introduced a new cargo plane АN-132D.
Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer - the State Enterprise "Antonov" - 20 December 2016 presented the first prototype of a new transport aircraft AN-132D
At the presentation of the aircraft attended by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Secretary of the National Security Council, Alexander Turchinov, the leadership of the State Concern "Ukroboronprom" and enterprise "Antonov", as well as representatives of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which acted as a customer and partner for the realization of the aircraft.
Especially the establishment of the AN-132D - is that it is truly an international project, and I sincerely thank our partners and customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for full participation in its implementation. 

Reference: Antonov An-132D is designed by request of Saudi Arabia. Its capacity - 9.2 tons, length - 24.5 m, height - 8.8 meters, wingspan - 29.2 meters. Cruising speed with a maximum load of 9.2 tons - 500 km / h, the maximum cruising altitude - 9000 m.

"Antonov" has signed a memorandum of intent to co-production of 80 AN-132 aircraft for Saudi Arabia. Part of the aircraft will be manufactured in Ukraine (the prototype is assembled to "Antonov"), but at the same time Saudi Arabia will create capacity for the production of aircraft and components in the territory of the Kingdom.

Intellectual property is divided on a plane equally between the two sides. The cost of the aircraft is not yet known. The decision whether a firm contract for 80 aircraft, will be made after delivery of the first sample will be signed there.

AN-132 - first plane in the line of "Antonov" without Russian components. It is designed for flights on routes of closely and medium, it can perform a wide range of tasks on transportation of cargoes.

Ukrainian state concern "Antonov" offered to the winner of the presidential elections in the United States Trump its airliner as "Air Force One".  

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