Antonov transports 169 tons of delicate cargo from Europe to Canada | Popgen Tech


Ukrainian airline Antonov Airways, in cooperation with RXO Air Transport, efficiently transported high-tech CNC equipment from Milan, Italy to Hamilton, Canada aboard one among its AN-124-100 plane.

“The cargo with a complete weight of 169 tons consisted of 5 items, together with three machines in plastic masking with dimensions 940 x 300 x 370 cm and smaller picket bins. The high-tech CNC equipment shall be used within the automotive manufacturing of important electrical automobile elements in one of the technologically superior amenities on the earth,” mentioned a launch from Antonov.

For loading and unloading the cargo, two exterior cranes have been used in addition to the particular sturdy and inflexible ramp system designed and manufactured by Antonov’s in-house engineers to load heavy and enormous items, the discharge added. “It gives transportation of a single load weighing as much as 150,000 kg (330,000 kilos) and with a peak of as much as 4.10 m (13 ft 5).”

Olha Danylova, Chief Business Officer, Antonov Airways says: “The peculiarity of CNC equipment is its dimensions. It’s slender and tall. So to be able to place it on the loading ramp and safe it contained in the plane, it was essential to design a particular transport body. The body needed to be common to be able to use it for the vary of scheduled flights. The sunshine weight was the important requirement for the body as a result of restricted payload for transatlantic air transport. This undertaking is likely one of the most attention-grabbing missions in recent times. It’s a pleasure to work with RXO Air Transport’s professionals and carry out this devoted teamwork.”

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Russell Means, Senior Supervisor Worldwide / Heavy Raise and John Beltsos, Director, Nationwide Account Administration, RXO Air Transport, oversaw the transport, the discharge added.

“This RXO buyer’s important mission required large capability and cutting-edge know-how, which is precisely what we ship,” says Means. “Because of the teamwork and experience of RXO Air Transport/Expedite, Antonov and our floor brokers, together with the AN-124-100’s distinctive capabilities, this undertaking was profitable. As RXO grows, we stay up for offering extra air options with Antonov for our North America and world prospects.”


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