Antonov plans to produce 70 planes in five years

Антонов планирует выпустить 70 самолетов за пять лет

The an-178

The main accent will make the aircraft an-178.

Marketing plan for the state enterprise Antonov provides a release of at least 70 aircraft in the next five years. About it reports a press-service of the state concern Ukroboronprom.

According to the report, the world market for medium transport aircraft is estimated at 900 aircraft in the next 15 years. Antonov plans to deliver within five years 20 aircraft an-178 customers from CIS countries, Asia and Africa and Turkey. Also, the Ukrainian company plans to return to a competitive market of regional passenger aircraft.

Recall that in 2015 the government passed the Antonov concern Ukroboronprom. Entering into its structure, Antonov completed the task of import substitution of Russian components in production of its equipment. In particular, if in 2015-m in the production of aircraft An-178, the share of components from Russia amounted to 41%, and in 2016, the company completely abandoned parts of this country by going to other suppliers.

In July 2017, it was reported that the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers eliminated the concern Antonov, approving its corporatization into joint stock company. After converting 100% of its shares will from the state.

The an-178 short-haul transport aircraft based on An-158 payload of 18 tons. Positioned in the market as a substitute transport An-12.

For 2016 Antonov has not made and has not shipped any new production aircraft. To resume production, the company has planned in 2017.