In Kiev on the occasion of independence Day of Ukraine military parade will present new transport aircraft An-178 lifting capacity of 18 tons development state enterprise “Antonov” as a novelty of the Ukrainian military-industrial complex. About it reports “Interfax-Ukraine” citing a source in the defense sector.
“As planned, at the military parade on Khreshchatyk, on the occasion of independence Day of Ukraine will be presented and An-178 new transport,” – said the source.
This will be the premiere public showing of the An-178 in Ukraine in the event of this level.
“In Ukraine, the An-178 was shown only to specialists. A broad audience of Ukrainians see the new freighter at a military parade for the first time”, – he said.
First An-178 was shown with success at the world’s top professional venues: international aerospace exhibitions Le Bourget-2015 (France) and Farnborough-2018 (United Kingdom), where he became one of the main events.
Full action plan in Kiev on the day of the flag and the 27-th anniversary of independence of Ukraine can be viewed here.
Note that in Kiev because of the parade rehearsal for independence Day will limit movement of transport.