Into orbit with Antonov

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Ukranian carrier Antonov Airlines and forwarder Proair have delivered a satellite and related equipment from Ankara, Turkey to Florida.The satellite was transported in a special container fixed to  the frame. For loading the piece into the cargo cabin of the AN-124-100, a low-profile cargo ramp was used in combination with external cranes. The T├╝rksat 6A satellite is the first geostationary communication satellite to be built in Turkey.