31 May '16, 1pm

I've arrived in Berlin today on a different plane but this one is really worth your attention)

I've arrived in Berlin today on a different plane but this one is really worth your attention)

Antonov is showcasing for the first time at the ILA Airshow in Berlin its newly developed An-178 transport aircraft, as it seeks to build on its recent export success with Saudi Arabia. The prototype aircraft will perform in the flying display at the biennial event taking place at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport running from 1 to 4 June, some six months after the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) was named as the likely launch customer for the twin-turbofan airlifter. Having only made its maiden flight in May 2015, the An-178 has already been showcased at the Paris and Dubai air shows, and is set to make its Farnborough debut later in 2016 also. In December 2015, Antonov signed a 'memorandum on delivery' with Riyadh-based Taqnia Aeronautics for 30 An-178 airlifters for the RSAF, as well as the joint marketing of the platform to other potential Middle Eastern operators. The An-178...

Full article: http://www.janes.com/article/60818/ila-2016-an-178-debuts...

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