mrminiver (mrminiver) wrote,

На главной странице йаху висит новость о ликвидации "Антонова"

Укродерьмо должно копаться в свинарнике, а не делать самолеты

Ukraine's Biggest Plane Maker Shuts Down -- and Boeing and Lockheed Breathe a Sigh of Relief

The Antonov Aviation Company is no more.

Rich Smith
Feb 6, 2016 at 12:13PM

It's the end of an era in Ukraine -- and I'm not just talking about the loss of Crimea.

Antonov's flying barn -- the An-225 Mriya. Image source: Mike Freer via Wikimedia Commons.

In June 2015, three subsidiaries of the state-owned Antonov Aviation Concern were transferred to the ownership of similarly state-owned UkrOboronProm. These subsidiaries included the Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company, State Civil Aviation Enterprise Plant 410, and the Antonov Company itself -- which builds Ukraine's "An-" aircraft and operates "Antonov Airlines."


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