A overseas firm has approached Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom to offer the nation’s Air Drive with six Antonov AN-158 twin-engine passenger plane. The corporate and nation to which it belongs has not been recognized. Though these plane can not take part in fight, they’ll carry out particular flights to ship all the things the Air Drive wants beneath wartime circumstances, Ukroboronprom’s head Yuriy Husyev mentioned in a press release. The plane will first bear upkeep and restore. There isn’t any official knowledge accessible on the supply of AN-158 plane to every other social gathering, though it’s a risk.

The AN-158 is a twin-engine passenger plane designed by the Ukraine State Enterprise Antonov, and collectively manufactured by Antonov Serial Plant (Ukraine) and Voronezh Plane Manufacturing Affiliation (Russia). The plane offers seating for as much as 99 passengers over a spread as much as 4,000km. The Antonov An-158 is a stretched fuselage model of the Antonov An-148 plane. The serial manufacturing of An-158 plane was launched at Kyiv. Greater than 200 enterprises belonging to fifteen nations have been concerned within the development of the plane. The primary flight of the plane was accomplished in April 2010. The plane obtained certification from Interstate Aviation Committee and State Aviation Administration of Ukraine in February 2011.


Antonov AN-158 Plane

The AN-158-100 regional passenger jet meets all the trendy world necessities, security and ecological requirements. AN-158-100 has 95% commonality with its predecessor, specifically, they’ve widespread foremost techniques, engines, gear within the cockpit, flight management system, procedures of the crews coaching. AN-158-100 is meant to hold as much as 102 passengers over a distance as much as 2600 km. AN-158-100 is powered by D-436-148 engines. The engine geared up with the automated management and monitoring techniques which optimize operation of the engines in any respect the flight levels, enhance their reliability, lower gas consumption and direct working prices.

Fashionable navigation and radio communication gear, multifunctional indicators, fly-by-wire system permit operation of the AN-158-100 on any air routes together with these ones with intensive air visitors, beneath VFR and IFR climate circumstances, in day and by evening. The plane is provided for each guide and computerized management together with flights on preprogrammed route. Automated method in line with the norms of I, II and IIIA (choice) ICAO classes, horizontal and vertical navigation, take-off and touchdown by SID and STAR, computerized monitoring of techniques throughout a flight and automatic one on floor with sending info to the crew and technicians are offered.