Tag: AN-32

Antonov Planning To Build 70 Aircraft In Five Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukrainian state-owned airframer Antonov plans to assemble at least 70 aircraft within the next five years. The manufacturer’s marketing plan is based on “forecasts and assessments by experts and leading companies”, parent company Ukroboronprom says in a statement. Out of this number, Antonov expects to build 20 examples of the new An-178 transport which is […]

India Will Need 250 Additional Fighter Jets In Next 10 Years

Reading Time: 3 minutes The IAF chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, said that an additional 200-250 fighter aircraft needed to be inducted in the next 10 years to meet operational requirements, even as he termed the disappearance of an AN-32 transport one of the “worst memories” of his career. India has sufficient numbers in the heavy category in […]

Indian Air Force’s Lane Antonov AN-32 with 29 Onboard Missing

Reading Time: 1 minute The Indian air force Friday lost contact with a transport plane carrying 29 people to islands in the Bay of Bengal, the defense ministry said. The AN-32 aircraft took off from the southern city of Chennai at 8.30 a.m. and was flying over the bay to the city of Port Blair in the Andaman and […]