Air management system for the Antonov AN-178 transport aircraft

By Liebherr

2014/09/02 | 108 words | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Antonov Company, Kiev (Ukraine), has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to supply a prototype of an integrated air management system for its AN-178 demonstrator aircraft. The prototype comprises an engine bleed air system, an air conditioning system, a cabin pressure control system as well as integrated electronic controls of these systems.

The AN-178, a multipurpose transport aircraft derived from the AN-148/AN-158 regional jets family, has a payload up to 18 tons. The flight test activities are planned for the beginning of 2015.

Liebherr-Aerospace's systems are on board the AN-74, AN-140, AN-148 and AN-158 aircraft. The new agreement underlines the partnership between Antonov and Liebherr-Aerospace, which has been established during the past 20 years.

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