Moscow, November 13, 2010 — Open Joint Stock Company "United Aircraft Corporation" (JSC "UAC") has won the auction for the supply of two An-148, conducted by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (MOE Russian). The contract for the delivery of two aircraft was signed by the President of JSC "UAC" Alexei Antonov Fedorov and head of the aviation and rescue technology Emergency Russian Rafail Zakirov Shakurovich.
Deliveries of the aircraft are scheduled for 2012 and 2013. This will be preceded by a great deal of work on the development of technical image plane necessary for the customer. The aircraft will be delivered in a special version, which provides the ability to quickly change the configuration of the aircraft with a conventional passenger compartment on the medical evacuation option. Aircraft will be manufactured at JSC "Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Company" (VACO).
AN-148 — a family of aircraft designed for passenger, cargo and freight services on the regional and short lines. The developer of the aircraft is Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex. DC Antonov. Serial production of modified AN-148-100 in Russia under license by VASO since 2009. The An-148-100 certified aviation regulations AP-25 harmonized with European standards CS-25. The aircraft meets the requirements of Chapter IV of ICAO Annex 16, a local noise and Annex 16, Volume II, for aircraft engine emissions. Maintenance of the An-148-100 is based on meeting the requirements of international standards (ICAO, MSG-3) and provides continuing airworthiness of the aircraft within the life cycle.