Ukraine’s state-owned Antonov has assembled a modernised version of An-32 aircraft without any components made in Russia.
Photos have been published on Facebook, confirming that the plane is almost ready: its fuselage has been fully assembled, as well as wings and PW150A engines manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada have been installed, Ukraine Today reported Thursday.
AN-32 earlier used Ivchenko AI-20 turboprop engines. As earlier reported, the aircraft will be rolled out from a hangar in December.
Oleksandr Khokhlov, the director of the An-132 program and deputy chief designer at Antonov, in an interview with UNIAN said that, under the contract with the Arabian KACST, the company plans to send the first An-132 aircraft to the customer, Saudi Arabia, in the first quarter of 2017.
India has called off the search for aircraft AN-32, which went missing two months ago over Bay of Bengal with 29 passengers onboard. The search was called off more than a week ago after they searched the seabed in the four locations with the submersible, NIOT director Sateesh C Shenoi was quoted as saying by
The Indian Air Force has declared that its 29 personnel on-board the AN-32 aircraft missing since July 22 this year have been presumed dead and search operations have ended. The Indian Air Force on Thursday communicated to the families of the personnel,
Indian defense ministry intends to procure one full mission simulator for the upgraded An-32 RE aircraft. The full mission simulator is intended to be used for flying and mission training of pilots, navigator and flight engineers on all roles of the upgraded An-32 RE aircraft
An Indian Air Force AN-32 plane enroute to Port Blair from Chennai has gone missing with 29 people on board on Friday morning. The plane took off from the Tambaram air base near Chennai at 8
Ukraine has offered for the joint production of Indias AN-132 transport aircraft despite problems in AN-32 upgrade due to the non-availability of components by Ukraine. “SE-Antonov offered Indian enterprises to join efforts in An-132 aircraft construction, offering the ministries and departments of the country – to order it,” head of Ukrainian delegation, UKROBORONPROM Director General Roman Romanov said during DefExpo 2016 that concluded Thursday
The Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) has awarded a contract to a Russia firm, MFG to overhaul three Ukrainian-origin Antonov AN-32B aircraft in Russia. According to a recommendation of the SLAF, the tender was won by a Russian company called MFG
Unrainian firm Ukrinmash has opened a service center for Soviet-era Mi-8/Mi-1/Mi-24 helicopters at the request of the Bangladesh Air Force Command. Official Ukrainian delegation consisting of representatives of the State Concern “Ukroboronprom”, State Firm “Ukrinmash” and management of the aircraft repair factory “Aviakon” attended the opening on January 27, 2017
UAE and Ukraine have signed an agreement for cooperation in the production of precision-guided weapons for the Emirati Armed Forces and the delivery of Antonov transport aircraft to the UAE Air Force The agreement, signed earlier this month during a visit of an Emirati defence delegation to Ukraine also includes the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and anti-UAV systems besides and the joint production of electronic warfare (EW) and signals intelligence (SIGINT) equipment, State Enterprise “Ukrinmash” said in a press release
Ukraine will manufacture a new assault rifle, WAC-47 based on the M16 as a result of the Memorandum of Cooperation between UOP SE “Ukroboronservis” and the American company, Aeroscraft. The assault rifle is to become the new firearm standard of the Ukrainian forces compatible with NATO standards
Ukrainian Arey Engineering group developed new main battle tank design codenamed T-Rex is expected to rival Russian T-14 Armata. The main battle tank met all technical requirements of the countrys defense ministry and is planned to enter service within a year, according to
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