Ukrainian transport aircraft An-2-100 breaks new world record (VIDEO)

Ukrainian transport aircraft An-2-100 breaks new world record (VIDEO)A transport aircraft designed by Antonov State Enterprise (Kyiv) has broken a new world record.

This is reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

The press service of the enterprise reported that on Tuesday, April 11, An-2-100 transport aircraft, the modernised version of famous light biplane An-2, made a test flight in the presence of a representative of the World air sports federation (FAI) at the test base of the Antonov enterprise.

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"The plane lifted a cargo weighting 3,202 kg, a record-breaking for its class, to the height of 2,700 meters," the press service said. The highest commercial burden for An-2-100 is 1,500 kg.

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An-2-100 can carry passengers, cargos at local routes. The plane can be used at small airfields in simple and difficult climate and weather conditions. An-2-100 has MS-14 engine made by Motor-Sich (Zaporizhia).

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