MI-26

The Mi-26 helicopter was designed back in the mid-70s of the last century, and the helicopter made its first flight in 1977. The main goal of creating the largest helicopter in the world was the task assigned to aircraft designers to develop a large transport machine, which is suitable for both civilian purposes and military […]

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An-225 Mriya Delivers Record Medical Cargo to Canada

The plane delivered goods from China. The largest Ukrainian An-225 Mriya aircraft, which is actively involved in the fight against coronavirus in the world, delivered cargo with personal protective equipment to the Canadian city of Montreal. Cargo delivered from China is the largest delivery for Canada, the Ukrainian Embassy in Canada reported on Twitter. Nous […]

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Largest Cessna turboprop aircraft makes its first flight

The first flight model of the promising multi-purpose aircraft Cessna 408 SkyCourier made its first flight on May 17, 2020, reports Flightglobal. This is the largest Cessna turboprop aircraft owned by Textron Aviation. The plane received registration number N408PR. The development of the Cessna 408 SkyCourier has been underway since 2017. The courier company FedEx […]

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Tupolev TU-330

Taking into account the situation with cargo planes in Russia and analyzing its experience in the development of cargo planes for various purposes, the Tupolev ANTK in the mid-90s developed the “Cargo planes of Russia” program, which provided for the replacement of obsolete domestic cargo planes of various types with new-generation transport planes, designed taking […]

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Ilyushin IL-476

IL-476 (Product-476 or IL-76MD-90A) – a deep modernization of the IL-76 aircraft. Developed jointly by the design bureau Ilyushin and Aviastar-SP Aviation Plant in the late 2000s. It is being built by the Ulyanovsk Aviation Plant Aviastar-SP, which is part of the UAC. The aircraft is widely known under the name Il-476 but is officially […]

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Ilyushin IL-76 Candid

IL-76 – Soviet heavy jet military transport aircraft, developed in the Design Bureau. Ilyushin in the early 1970s. The first in the history of the USSR jet military transport. The aircraft can transport the entire range of military equipment of the airborne units and most of the technology of motorized rifle divisions. History The first […]

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Antonov An-38

It is long gone in the past when the state dictated its will to the consumer. Today, airlines have the right to purchase a liner to their liking. There is something to choose on the market for short-haul aircraft. The idea of ​​a new aircraft for 25-30 seats (the future An-38) was born in India […]

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British Aerospace 146 Statesman

The aircraft BAe.146 Statesman is designed for air transportation of personnel and cargo, landing, and parachute landing of troops and military equipment. It was developed by British Aerospace in the late 80s on the basis of a commercially available passenger aircraft. The first flight of the BAe-146 STA took place in August 1988. The aircraft […]

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Lufthansa Technik will re-equip the Airbus A380 for cargo transportation

Lufthansa Technik is working on a project to re-equip the Airbus A380 double-deck aircraft for cargo transportation. This was announced by the German provider on May 5. The machine of which the operator will be able to carry goods is not reported. Lufthansa Technik captures an increased demand for aircraft passenger cabin transformation services. The […]

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