Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Antonov flies for Kübler

Antonov Airlines, in collaboration with Kübler Spedition, has transported the EDRS-C satellite on behalf of German manufacturer OHB System.

Antonov transported the satellite and related equipment, which had a combined weight of 70 tonnes, from Munich Airport in Germany to Félix Eboué Airport in French Guiana using one of its AN-124-100 aircraft.

Martin Banns, commercial manager at Antonov Airlines, explained: ”Our engineers worked in partnership with Kübler Spedition and OHB to provide a seamless transition of cargo from the test facilities near Munich, to aircraft, to launch site.”

During the flight, Antonov data-loggers were used to record pressures, temperatures and humidity in the satellite container.

Once launched, the EDRS-C satellite will receive observation data from Low Earth orbiting satellites in the European Space Agency’s (ESA) network and relay the information to ground stations.

www.antonov-airlines.com

https://www.ohb-system.de/main-company.html

https://www.kuebler-spedition.de/

Heavy Lift | News

C.H. Robinson delivers thumbnail image

C.H. Robinson delivers

October 16 - C.H. Robinson has delivered cargo for one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers in less than 24 hours. 
Views: 920
Crane Worldwide picks Antonov thumbnail image

Crane Worldwide picks Antonov

October 14 - Antonov Airlines delivered a mobile crane and fire extinguishing equipment from the USA to Argentina aboard one of its AN-124-100 aircraft.
Views: 898

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.