The newest military transport aircraft Il-476 will be assembled in Ulyanovsk and then cross its course in Taganrog, where the ship will equip high-tech "stuff". This is an aircraft factory representatives "Aviastar SP" / Ulyanovsk / and the Taganrog Aviation Scientific-Technical Complex / Beriev / them. Beriev agreed at a meeting in Taganrog.
General Director of "Aviastar SP" Sergey Dementiev said that "in 2014, will begin mass production of military transporter IL-476, the main customer is the Ministry of Defense of Russia. Plant completes the construction of the first flight model and has three production machines incorporated into production. Total should be collected 200 aircraft by 2025. "The Queen" production capacity of 18 aircraft per year ", — said Dementev.
The new military transport aircraft Il-476 can reach speeds of up to 850 kilometers per hour and carry loads up to 50 tons over a distance of more than 7 thousand km. New versions of weapons aboard the freighter are not announced.
CEO of AVIACOMPLEX them. Beriev Victor Kobzev said that "Ulyanovsk plant — the youngest in the Russian aviation industry, so his powers laid such high technology, what is not true of many specialized factories in the world."