Fuselage panels, hatches and doors promising Russian light military transport aircraft Il-112V will be produced within the framework of industrial cooperation at the largest aircraft construction enterprises of Russia Ulyanovsk plant “Aviastar-SP” (part of “United Aircraft Corporation” UAC), press service of the enterprise said on Tuesday.
Il-112V is a twin-engine light military transport aircraft being developed by JSC Ilyushin Aviation Complex, a part of JSC United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. It is set to replace the An-26 and An-72/74 twin-engine transport aircraft.
The Il-112V aircraft can be used for the transportation and airdropping of military personnel, light weapons and equipment, vehicles, and a variety of cargo. Il-112T, the civilian transport version of Il-112V, is designed for commercial cargo transportation services.