Aircraft with ski landing gear to be built specially for Arctic

United Aircraft Corporation should build an Il-114 aircraft with ski landing gear by 2019, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.

“United Aircraft Corporation has been given the task of building an aircraft by 2019 that should replace the Antonov Design Bureau’s entire line for operations in the Arctic zone. This will be an Il-114 that will be manufactured with ski landing gear, among other modifications”, Rogozin told Rossiya-24 television channel.