Air International 2013-04
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This An-2 is on display at the headquarters building of the Kiev Aviation Plant
An-124-100-150 UR-82072 (c/n 9773053359136) is one of seven operated by Antonov Airlines.
Volga-Dnepr is the largest civilian operator of the An-124.
Antonov Airlines' An-225 UR-82060 parked alongside An-124 Ruslan UR-82009 at the company's facility at Kiev-Gostomel airport, Ukraine.
Libyan Air Cargo An-124 5A-DKL (c/n 19530502761) at Gostomel airport in September 2004.
UAE-based Maximus Air Cargo operates An-124-100 UR-ZYD (c/n 19530502843).
Unloading Mi-171 helicopters at Burundi airport in 2004.
Loading an F-16 at Kyrgyzstan in February 2003.
Afghan Air Force Mi-24s arrive at Kabul in December 2008.
The proposed An-124-200 cockpit console (centre), navigator's station (left) and engineer's position (right).
Volga-Dnepr's An-124 Boeingski concept cockpit.
The Ruslan's flight deck accommodates six crew members comprising pilot, co-pilot, navigator, two flight engineers and a radio operator.
Afghan Air Force Mi-24s arrive at Kabul in December 2008.
Loading an F-16 at Kyrgyzstan in February 2003.
Все A350 будут оснащены разными вариантами нового двигателя Trent XWB фирмы "Rolls-Royce". На уровне моря они будут развивать тягу от 330 до 420 кН. Первые испытания новой силовой установки на самолете A380, принадлежащем "Airbus", начались в феврале 2012 года.
The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 undergoing cold weather testing on A380 F-WWOW at Iqaluit, Canada. The engine was certified in February 2013.
The one and only An-225 UR-82060 at Kiev-Gostomel airport in September 2010. Antonov Airlines operates the gargantuan aircraft from Gostomel.
A narrow aluminium staircase leads to the very top of the An-124 Ruslan's fin.
Antonov Airlines' An-225 UR-82060 parked alongside An-124 Ruslan UR-82009 at the company's facility at Kiev-Gostomel airport, Ukraine.
The An-225's nose opens upward to facilitate loading of cargo using huge ramps installed in the nose.
There are four aircrew positions, one each for a navigator, two flight engineers and a loadmaster, in aft compart of the An-225's flight deck.
The flight deck of the An-225 Mriya.
Inside the cavernous cargo hold of the An-225 Mriya.
Six yellow throttles catch the eye in the otherwise dull grey cockpit of the An-225.
The first of 20 E-190s delivered to Austral arrived in September 2010. The aircraft shown, E-190 AR LV-CET (c/n 19000383), was the carrier's third to be delivered.
Unloading Mi-171 helicopters at Burundi airport in 2004.
One of three An-148 regional jets on the production line at the Kiev Aviation Plant during the author's visit
Airbus' first A350 XWB moved to the next phase of ground testing with its transfer from the Final Assembly Line to Station 18, which is primarily dedicated to fuel, pressure, radio and navigation system evaluations.
MSN5000 being rolled out of Station 40, the final assembly hall in Toulouse, in November 2012.
The A350 XWB Final Assembly Line's fuselage join-up station in Toulouse has moveable jigs to accommodate the different fuselage lengths for its A350-800, -900 and -1000 versions.
An A350-900 fuselage section being prepared for transport to the Final Assembly Line at Toulouse from the Saint-Nazaire factory.
The first A350 XWB with completed wings emerged from Airbus' Roger Beteille Final Assembly Line in Toulouse on February 26, 2013 for outdoor ground testing.
MSN1, the first flight test A350, being moved at Toulouse to Station 18 for pressurisation, fuel tank and radio testing.
The A350's flight deck console consists often large multifunction displays.
Boeing 737-700 LV-CPH (c/n 28238) is one of 22 in service with Aerolineas Argentinas.
The striking livery currently used by Aerolineas Argentinas was first announced on June 9, 2010.