Aviacor aviation plant (part of Russian Machines Corporation) handed over another An-140-100 aircraft manufactured under a contract with the Ministry of Defense to the acceptance commission, Aviacor’s press-service reports.
The handover ceremony was held at the airfield of Samara-based Aviacor plant on Saturday, December 21st 2013. The new aircraft will be operated by the naval aviation. It is a passenger/cargo version of An-140 aircraft. The flexibility of this configuration allows transporting both military personnel and cargo. Prior to the acceptance the aircraft has passed all the necessary ground and flight tests, Aviacor noted.
«The airliner is delivered in strict accordance with the delivery date specified in the state contract», - CEO of Aviacor, Alexey Gusev, said during the handover ceremony.
Aviacor will deliver the next An-140-100 manufactured under the contract with Russian Ministry of Defense to the customer in the second quarter of 2014.