Thursday, May 23, 2024

Antonov AN-132D takes to the sky for maiden flight

Antonov’s latest aircraft, the AN-132D took to the skies for its maiden flight on 31 March, flying for one hour 50 minutes from the company’s Kiev airfield. The prototype was captained by 1st class test pilot Victor Goncharov, co-piloted by 2nd class test pilot Bohdan Zagoruyko and Taqnia Aeronautics Company test pilot, General Mohammed Ayash. […]

Antonov Airlines’ UK team to take over aircraft sales and operations

Antonov Airlines’ UK team is to take over sales and operations of its aircraft following the news that Ruslan International will cease operations on 31 December 2016. Dreamlifts Ltd (trading as Antonov Airlines) is managed by experts from the outsize and heavyweight cargo industry and Antonov Company says it expects a seamless transition for customers […]

Antonov tests new tyres for AN-124 and AN-225

Antonov has undertaken test flights with tyres developed by Dunlop Aircraft Tyres to equip to its fleet of AN-124s and the AN-225 Mriya. The test programme included flights with take-off weights of 340, 360 and 402 tonnes with different CG limit positions. The take-offs and landings were performed within the limits of expected operational conditions. […]