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Old 18th Apr 2020, 18:14
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Originally Posted by dc9-32 View Post
I would have thought there would be at least 2 years worth of requirement for a 2nd AN225. The world needs cargo lift now, not just to supply/feed COVID-19 medical supplies, but the normal cargo world goes on. I appreciate the huge costs involved in getting the 2nd aircraft up and running, as well as Antonov finding enough crew to cover a 2nd aircraft, but I wonder if in the back of some of the wooden clad walls of the Design Bureau, the senior members are evaluating it.
I honestly donít know. Iím not involved with Antonov Airlines or Antonov Design Bureau. When the Chinese military were looking at her a while back the rumour was they thought at least 3-4 years to full service. I emphasise that was only a rumour!
sorry I canít help further.
David
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