Contents tagged with Antonov

  • Antonov aircraft manufacturer to replace Russian parts with those from Western companies

    Ukraine's Antonov State Company plans to replace parts manufactured in Russia under the joint production of the world’s largest aircraft, An-225 Mriya, with those from Chinese company China Аirspace in the framework of a signed agreement. This was stated by the deputy head of the Department of Perspective Development of the Company, Andrey Khaustov.

    “We will consider various options to replace the Russian components which were completed with the first ‘Mriya’ and to consider the most optimal …

  • Chinese media is skeptical over agreement with Ukraine on Antonov aircraft

    The Chinese company Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC), which has become party to the agreement with the Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov, is unable to produce planes of this level. Investigative journalists from the Chinese newspaper Toutiao reported on AICC’s viability.

    Toutiao claims that according to the documents this Chinese company looks more like a fictitious firm than a large-scale enterprise. According to them, Aerospace Industry Corporation of China was registered in …

  • Antonov announces it has not sold the rights of the An-225 to China

    The Ukrainian state-owned aircraft manufacturer Antonov has clarified the details of a recent agreement with the Aerospace Industry Corporation of China, stressing that China will not be given the rights to produce An-225 Mriyas, according to a message posted on Antonov’s Facebook page.

    Chinese television reported that the Ukrainian company had sold the rights to the aircraft.

    “Antonov does not convey the rights to China for the An-225 aircraft… including intellectual property rights,” the …

  • Ukraine's Antonov agrees to undergo joint production of An-225 with China

    Ukrainian state enterprise Antonov agreed with the Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) on joint production of An-225 Mriya. The report on the website of concern Ukroboronprom which is a parent of the aircraft company, on Wednesday, August 31, states that contracts signed the day before provide for the construction of the second, upgraded unit of the aircraft and its supply to AICC.

    "We are selling the second Mriya, which will be constructed here," the representatives of Antonov …

  • Ukraine to deliver ten Antonov An-178 aircraft to Azerbaijan

    The Ukrainian State Company Antonov has received an order for 10 An-178 aircraft from an airline in Azerbaijan, as reported by UNN news agency, citing the press service of the enterprise.

    "Conducting the certification tests of the An-178 is one of the chief tasks for our company today. We are testing the aircraft using CS-25 European standard requirements. We received a firm order for the supply of 10 such aircraft to an Azerbaijani airline. The work on expanding the production of the An-178 …

  • Australia interested in cooperating with Ukraine's Antonov aircraft company

    The Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia, Mykola Kulinich, noted that the Australian Ministry of Defense and the Antarctic Division are interested in the possibility of using Antonov transport aircraft.

    After the debut of the An-225 Mriya strategic airlift cargo aircraft, Australia showed a keen interest in establishing ties with the Ukrainian State-Owned Enterprise Antonov. In an interview with Ukrinform news, Ambassador Kulinich said that "We have already proceeded to the first concrete steps …

  • Ukraine's Antonov wins $2.9 million suit against Russian aviation plant

    As reported by the press-service of law firm Ilyashev & Partners, which represents the interests of the company in court, the Antonov State Company won a suit against Russian company Aviakor Aviation Plant for $2.9 million.

    “Pursuant to the court judgment of July 4, 2016, the claims of the State Enterprise Antonov for more than USD 2.9 million were satisfied and shall be recovered in favor of our client,” the statement read.

    The subject of the dispute was the payment of royalties for use of …

  • Ukraine and Azerbaijan are planning joint production of An-178 aircraft

    The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, stated in an interview during his visit to Baku that Ukraine and Azerbaijan are going to launch the joint production of AN-178 transport aircraft, 112 Ukraine reported.

    “As Ilham Aliyev has said, one of the most promising topics is the supply of AN-178 transport aircraft to Azerbaijan and the joint production of these aircraft in Azerbaijan. The successful implementation of this project will allow Ukrainian manufacturers to create an environment for …

  • Antonov aircraft will be equipped with Canadian avionics from Esterline CMC Electronics

    Canadian company Esterline CMC Electronics will supply modern avionics for AN-124 and AN-148/158/178 aircraft. The Antonov State Company management that is a part of state concern Ukroboronprom signed two corresponding contracts with representatives from the Canadian company. This happened at the Farnborough Air Show-2016 in the United Kingdom.According to the terms of the first contract, Esterline CMC Electronics will supply a CMA-9000 (FMS) flight control system, GPS CMA-5024 sensors and a …

  • Ukraine hopes to provide strategic air transport to NATO

    Ukraine’s leadership has decided to withdraw from the tripartite cooperation program between Ukraine, Russia and NATO, according to which the Alliance has used the capabilities of Ukrainian strategic aviation.

    The acting head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO, Yehor Bozhok, said this in an interview with Evropeyskaya Pravda.

    He named Ukrainian strategic AN-124 Ruslan planes among the items that Ukraine offers to enhance the Alliance’s defense capability.

    “Until now we had a program, …