C-F, V-D deliver Argentina’s first satellite

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have helped Argentina’s aerospace industry deliver a piece of history by transporting the first ever space satellite manufactured in the country from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to its launch site in French Guiana.


C-F V-D deliver Argentina’s first satellite


Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have helped Argentina’s aerospace industry deliver a piece of history by transporting the first ever space satellite manufactured in the country from San Carlos de Bariloche Airport to its launch site in French Guiana. Th e ARSAT-1 satellite and its special transport container, weighing in common about 40 tonnes, were carried onboard an An-124-100 freighter under the Ruslan International joint venture.

Th e flight was performed by Volga- Dnepr on behalf of the Brazil office of global aircraft charter specialists Chapman Freeborn.