Antonov To Modernize Cuba's AN-2 Airplanes

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  • 01:32 PM, September 6, 2013
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Antonov Company and Corporation of Cuban Aviation C.A., signed an agreement about cooperation on modernization of the AN-2 airplanes. 

The agreement is to create production base for re-equipment of the existing in Republic of Cuba fleet of the AN-2s (140 such airplanes were delivered to the country) into the AN-2-100 new modification, equipped with MS-14 engines, designed at Motor Sich SС. 

Simultaneously, within the limits of a separate agreement, Antonov Company will deliver to Cuba necessary aggregates and components on a basis of the contracts with enterprises and manufacturers. 

Motor Sich JS will supply with engines and their components, and Aerosila public corporation (Russia) will supply with AV-17 propellers. If necessary, Antonov will organize training of the crews and technicians, author support of operation of the AN-2s in Republic of Cuba. 

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