Antonov State Enterprise (Kyiv), a leading Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of aircraft, seeks to expand the circle of partners under the imports replacement program during its participation in Farnborough International Airshow Trade 2016 to be held on July 11 through July 17, 2016 near London, the press service of the enterprise has said.
"The main purpose of Antonov’s participation in the fair is searching for new partners and development of existing cooperation under the imports replacement program," Antonov President Oleksandr Kotsiuba said.
Antonov will exhibit new transport An-178 aircraft with a carrying capacity of 18 tonnes at Farnborough 2016. The plane will take part in demo flights program and it will be presented at the static display. On July 7, 2016, multipurpose transport aircraft An−178 flew from Kyiv to Farnborough, Hampshire, the press service said.
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Antonov will present other its modern programs in segments of transport, regional passenger and special-purpose aircraft.
Currently, Antonov is holding talks with European countries of the Alliance on joint development of the An-178 program.