Ukraine's Antonov will present the AN−178 transport aircraft that can be effectively operated under conditions of Near East and Africa at the Dubai Air Show.
The aircraft was developed to replace the AN−12 aircraft, the company announced today.
Antonov is also presenting another project of light multipurpose aircraft of a new generation AN−132. It is realized by Antonov in cooperation with partners from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under participation of the world leading aviation companies.
Airplanes of the AN−148 and AN−158 jets family can be used to perform various tasks of the aircraft operators in the region. In particular, the aircraft line to carry between 65 and 99 passengers is proposed. VIP passengers can comfortably travel over the distances up to 7000 km on the AN−148−100EA.
Advanced maritime patrol AN−148−300MP is intended for maritime patrol and resistance to trespassers, electromagnetic radiation and communication facilities intelligence, pollution response role, SAR missions.
AN−148−100EM can be used to react to the emergency situations. The layout of the airplane includes ambulance compartment where installation of 2 to 6 specialized medical modules is foreseen to provide medical assistance to the injured persons.
Dubai Air Show is held within a period from the 8th to the 12th of November 2015.
Antonov has formally announced the launch of its new An-132 military transport aircraft program jointly produced by Ukraine and Saudi Arabia. Antonov announced the signing of a contract for co-development and co-production by Antonovs chief designer, Dmitry Kiva, and Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammed Al-Saud, chairman of Taqnia Aeronautics and president of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology on May 6 this year
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