MAI-407 multi-purpose four-seat twin engine airplane has been designed according to AP—23 Aviation Rule requirements, analog of European CS—23 and American FAR—23.
In addition, while designing the following features were put to airplane concept:
spacious cabin allowing to house a crew and passengers dressed in winter clothes but herewith all the rest is achievement of maximum aerodynamic efficiency: a cantilever wing, retractable landing gear, etc.;
boarding and deboarding comfort: four car-type doors, the cabin floor height demanding neither step-ladders nor footboard;
ability to operate from unprepared runway as well as to have ski or float-type landing gear mounted;
proven, including testing in Russia, engine with a qualified dealer accompaniment;
efficient ventilation and heating systems.
MAI-407 airplane application may be promising in the following fields:
initial training and professional selection of pilot personnel;
oil and gas pipeline, power lines, forest tract, water reservoirs, etc. air patrol;
aerial photographing, instrument monitoring;