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The AN−178 has performed maiden flight

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On May 7, 2015, the AN−178 new transport, created by ANTONOV in cooperation with partners from 15 countries, performed maiden flight.

The first 1 hour duration flight performed a crew of ANTONOV test pilots, composed of: Andrii Spasibo, test pilot of the 1st class – the crew captain, Sergii Troshyn, test pilot of the 1st class, Hero of Ukraine – the 2nd pilot, Mykola Sydorenko, leading test engineer. After landing in Kyiv−Antonov airport (Gostomel) the crew reported on a successful flight task realization to Dmytro Kiva, President – General Designer.

Source / Author: Antonov
Photo: Antonov

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat