Transport aircraft Antonov An-178 with the carrying capacity of 18 tons will be presented as a novelty of the Ukrainian defense industry complex at the military parade in Kyiv on the occasion of Ukrainian Independence Day. Interfax-Ukraine reports this with a reference to the source in the defense sector.
‘It is planned to present a brand new transport aircraft An-178 at the military parade in Kyiv on the occasion of Ukrainian Independence Day,’ the source reported.
It will be the first public demonstration of Antonov An-178 in Ukraine at this level event
‘An-178 have been demonstrated only to specialists in Ukraine. Ukrainians will see the new transport aircraft for the first time at the military parade,’ was noted.
Previously, Antonov An-178 was successfully demonstrated at the leading professional platforms: International Aerospace Exhibitions Le Bourget-2015 (France) and Farnborough-2018 (Great Britain) and became one of the main events.
Traffic in Kyiv will be limited due to the rehearsal of the parade dedicated to the Independence Day.