In Novosibirsk, create a replacement to the legendary An-2


In Novosibirsk, create a replacement to the legendary An-2

February 24 2014. An-2 Was developed back in the years of World War II and throughout these years remains indispensable on domestic airlines, in agriculture and as a board for freight traffic.
The Research Institute, which is located in Novosibirsk, decided to develop a conceptual model that could eventually replace An-2. The expected date for the launch of the new aircraft is scheduled for 2016 year.

At the moment, An-2, classified by NATO as Colt - Foal, is undergoing modernization work in Novosibirsk, receiving new engines. According to experts, this aircraft has such a reserve of technical resources, which for many years can be in demand, especially on the lines of the far north.

However, in 2013, the Ministry of Transport announced an open tender for the development of a new aircraft for small aircraft, which was won by the Novosibirsk Research Institute of Aviation. The current model of the aircraft, he promises to present already in 2015 year.