AMSSFO
Topic Author
Posts: 912
Joined: Wed Feb 02, 2005 8:42 am

Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:18 am

http://www.mehrnews.ir/en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=232795
QUOTE: Iran Aircraft Mfg. Company (HESA) is negotiating with Armenia over the sale of 3 Iran-140 turboprop aircrafts

Iran-140 offers certain advantages that compensates for the larger capacity of jet planes and presents the buyers with more profitability in the long run
turboprop consumes 500 to 600 kgs of fuel per hour compared to 2.2 tons of Fokker 100’s consumption.

the contract to sell 3 Iran-140s at the cost of $27m to Sudan will soon be going into effect
END

What exactly is the Iran-140? Did the Iranians develop it themselves? How does it look like?
Is it still in development or already flying? How many are on order and, if flying, how many are delivered? Which airlines are flying it or are going to fly it? Only Iranian airlines?
 
komododx
Posts: 1734
Joined: Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:40 am

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:32 am

I haven't even seen an Iranian airline flying that a/c. Iran, Iran Aseman, and Saha fly mainly Boeings.

Stefano  wave 
I'm homeless and unemployed
 
A342
Posts: 4017
Joined: Sun Jul 31, 2005 11:05 pm

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:47 am

Quoting AMSSFO (Thread starter):
What exactly is the Iran-140?

An Iranian-built version of the Antonov An-140. The An-140 is a 50-seat turboprob which is intended to replace the aging fleet of An-24/26.
It is adapted to rough operating conditions in the former Soviet Union/Asia, Africa and south America.
Sales of the An-140 have been made to a Libyan (?) airline, apart from various Russian and Ukrainian customers.

Just go to www.antonov.com for more information.
Exceptions confirm the rule.
 
User avatar
LAXintl
Posts: 20849
Joined: Wed May 24, 2000 12:12 pm

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 4:47 am

Its basically an Iranian version of the Antonov 140. Has some slight changes in a few areas including avionics, making use of European (French) systems instead.


View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Arash Naghib-Lahouti



http://www.hesaco.com/iran140/
From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
 
irelayer
Posts: 947
Joined: Wed Jul 06, 2005 4:34 pm

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:01 am

This should be hilarious.

-IR
 
Alessandro
Posts: 4962
Joined: Wed Sep 12, 2001 3:13 am

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:18 am

The Iran-140 is a kit-built AN-140 assembled in Iran.
From New Yorqatar to Califarbia...
 
OD720
Posts: 1856
Joined: Sun Feb 16, 2003 6:46 am

RE: Armenia Negotiating Purchase Of Iran-140 Aircraft

Sat Sep 24, 2005 5:59 am

It's unclear who Armenia is?!?!? The state owned Armenian Airlines doesn't exist anymore and Armavia is the major airline and considered as the flag carrier these days.
Armavia did lease 3 ATR-42s a year and a half ago but returned them all back claiming it didn't fit (and meet) their needs and expectations. Since the airline has used leased An-24s, Tu-134s and lately Yak-42s instead.
The A320s though are Armavia's backbone and it's logical that they may be looking for regionals from different manufacturers, and Iran-140 could be one of them.
Of course, if by Armenia the article indeed means Armavia.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos