Antonov Aeronautical Scientific/ Technical Complex of Ukraine is developing a freighter version of the An-148 in an attempt to drum new life into the regional jet program. Dubbed the An-148T, the aircraft is the latest attempt to come up with a modern freighter to replace aging Soviet-era An-12 turboprop cargo carriers. According to Antonov General Designer Alexander Kiva, the new aircraft would feature a bigger cargo cabin than either the An-12 or the U.S.'s C-130. Equipped with a ramp ...

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