Volga-Dnepr prepares for delivery of third IL-76DT-90VD

Volga-Dnepr prepares for delivery of third IL-76DT-90VD

first_imgThe group predicts its investment in the 50 tonne capacity ramp loading freighter is likely to double as more new aircraft join its fleet.Volga-Dnepr has already signed a contract for another two aircraft – scheduled for delivery in 2011.The IL-76DT-90VD was approved for global operations in 2006 and now operates to major markets in Europe, the United States, Japan and Australia. It has proved to be a commercial and environmental success and has also reduced the number of crew required to four.Volga-Dnepr’s main partners in the IL-76TD-90VD modernisation programme is UAC – Transport Aircraft, Tashkent Aircraft Production Corporation, Perm Engine Company and Ilyushin Aviation Complex. A further 50 companies supplying components and equipment for the new aircraft are also seeing the economic benefit.last_img

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