Укродерьмо должно копаться в свинарнике, а не делать самолетыThe Antonov Aviation Company is no more.
Ukraine's Biggest Plane Maker Shuts Down -- and Boeing and Lockheed Breathe a Sigh of Relief
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."