the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) wound up considering returns of tests
of a passenger AN-148 plane within the framework of its certification. The certificate
giving the right to the plane's exploitation will be issued next week.
drew to a conclusion that technical parameters of the plane meet international
to Ukrainian Transport and Communication Minister Mykola
Rudkovsky, European certification of AN-148 plane
basing on European CS-25 aviation requirements will go on. An agreement that
Ukraine will certify AN-148 for the European market was reached during a visit
of Mykola Rudkovsky to
France and negotiations with leading French companies.
jet regional planes with two engines AN-148 is built at the O. K. Antonov Aircraft Design-Manufacturing Complex together with
other Ukrainian and Russian enterprises. AN-148 is aimed for passenger and cargo
transportation on regional lines and mainlines for the distance up to 3,600 km
with 820-870 km/h.