To “Antonov” began the General Assembly of the fuselage of the aircraft An-178, which is being built by order of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Peru.
On Tuesday reported the press service of the state-owned enterprises.
“The nose of the fuselage mounted in the frame Assembly, where previously was located the floor frames and the side trim of the cargo compartment. Also fully completed the Assembly of the Central part of the wing, its left and right arm portions, the tail. Two pylons of engines ready to be mounted on the fuselage of the aircraft,” – said in the message.
The configuration of the aircraft, ordered by the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Republic of Peru, will allow for the movement of staff up to 100 people, transporting 80 passengers, delivery of cargo up to 18 tonnes and the evacuation of 40 patients on stretchers, with the possibility of medical care accompanying medical staff.
An-178 is that there is only one flight instance. It made its first flight on 7 may 2015.
In October 2019, the Ministry of interior of Ukraine announced plans to buy 13 aircraft An-178: nine for SES and four for the national guard. the second “dream” will not pay for freight traffic