AN-178 for Peru: General assembly of the aircraft's fuselage is being conducted

19.05.20
AN-178 for Peru: General assembly of the aircraft's fuselage is being conducted

ANTONOV COMPANY has started the general assembly of the fuselage of the An-178 transport aircraft for delivery to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Peru.

Recently, the fuselage nose part (F1) was installed to the main jig, where the floor, transverse frames and side panels of the cargo compartment were placed previously.

As reported earlier, the central part of the wing, left and right cantilever parts of the wing, empennage have been fully completed as well. Two engine pylons are ready for further integration into the aircraft.

Recall, that configuration of the aircraft, that is being produced under the contract concluded by SFTE “SpetsTechnoExport” with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Peru, allows to perform transportation of personnel (100 persons), transportation of passengers (80 persons), cargo delivery (up to 18 tons), evacuation of wounded with medical assistance (40 people).

AN-178 for Peru: General assembly of the aircraft's fuselage is being conducted

Sources:
Antonov Company official website