Tag: Antonov

Russian Authorities Ground Antonov An-148 Passenger Airliners

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Tranport Oversight Agency (TOA), also referred to as Rostransnadzor, has issued a directive suspending operations of Antonov An-148 regional jets in the country. Agency head Viktor Basargin commented that the regulator has found certain issues with the type, including those related to the Ukrainian manufacturer Antonov, TASS newswire reports. Rostransnadzor has also ordered Saratov […]

UIA: Antonov Aircraft No Alternative to Embraers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), the country’s largest carrier, has announced its 2018 fleet expansion plans. The operator expects to add 12 aircraft, including four Boeing 777s, six Boeing 737-800s, and two Embraer E190s. It will also continue to gradually phase out its 737CLs. However, these expectations, particularly with regard to the Embraers, have now been […]

At Least 11 Dead As DR Congo Army Plane Crashes

Reading Time: 2 minutes A transport plane chartered by the Congolese army crashed near Kinshasa on Saturday, killing at least 11 people, military and airport sources told AFP. The Antonov transporter had just taken off with “several dozen people” onboard, heading for the eastern region of Kivu, where the army is fighting militia groups, an airport official told AFP, […]

Serve Air Cargo AN-26 Engine Failure Results In Runway Excursion

Reading Time: 1 minute A Serve Air Cargo Antonov AN-26 performing a cargo flight from Goma to Bunia (DR Congo) with 4 crew, was climbing out of Goma when one of the engines (AI-24VT) failed prompting the crew to return to Goma’s runway 35. The aircraft touched down at about mid point of the runway and did not stop […]

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 […]

Soldier Dies As Russian Military Plane Crash-Lands In Saratov

Reading Time: 1 minute A soldier died after a Russian plane crash-landed during a training flight. One soldier was killed and five injured during an An-26 military transport aircraft training flight in Russia’s Saratov Region, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. “The plane caught fire during a hard landing. One serviceman was killed, five crew members were quickly delivered […]

Ukrainian Airframer Antonov Commences Flight Tests

Reading Time: 1 minute The first flying prototype of the Ukrainian Antonov An-132D cargo turboprop performed its maiden flight on March 30. The airplane took off from Svyatoshyn airfield in Kyiv, which is operated by state-owned airframer Antonov. Following a series of maneuvers, the airplane landed at Gostomel, Antonov’s primary factory airfield some 20 km to the northwest of Svyatoshyn. […]

Antonov Showcases Restored An-22 Antey Cargo Plane

Reading Time: 1 minute The State Enterprise Antonov has restored the world’s first wide-body aircraft An-22 Antey, manufactured in 1964, presenting its first demo flight on Monday, May 30, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The airplane was rolled out from hangars to the company airfield in grand livery of Antonov Airlines. The plane was piloted to the nearby Hostomel […]

Wing Was Mounted on the Antonov AN−132D

Reading Time: 1 minute In assembly shop of ANTONOV Company works on mounting the wing on the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator were completed. The next stage of the aircraft construction, which is created according to the contract with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been performed. Simultaneously with construction of the aircraft demonstrator, […]