Employees Voronezh Aircraft Company (VASO) will gather 14 new Il-96 of various modifications in nine years - from 2015 to 2024. The main part of the order is for the Ministry of Defence. The work plans of the Voronezh aircraft factory became one of the meetings of the regional government on Monday, August 10th.
In addition to IL-96, the Voronezh aircraft factory experts do the production of light military transport aircraft Il-112V. In late March, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said that the Defense Ministry plans to buy at least 35 Il-112. According to him, the new freighter should make its first flight in 2017, and mass production of the aircraft will begin in late 2018 and early 2019.
In co-operation on the creation of a new transporter will include 30 Russian companies, including Ulyanovsk ZAO "Aviastar-SP" and more than 50 suppliers of components. Completion of construction of prototypes and carrying out the first flight scheduled for 2016, the first issue of the production model - for 2018.
Another state contract in the portfolio involves the construction VASO 15 AN-148 aircraft for the Defense Ministry until 2017. Aircraft Factory signed a contract with the Defense Ministry in May 2013. The contract amount - 18.438 billion rubles, delivery of aircraft - from 2013 to 2017. According to the agreement, the Ministry of Defense will receive one aircraft in 2013, four - in 2014 and 2015, as well as three ship - in 2016 and 2017.
Aircraft Factory passed the War Department first aircraft under contract in early December 2013 in Borisoglebsk. The ceremony was attended by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. Second liner Defense Ministry received in February 2014, the third - in early July 2014. A fourth AN-148-100E VASO Defense Ministry handed in late August 2014, and the fifth plane - in January 2015. At the end of April at the site VASO began flight tests of the sixth An-148-100E for the Russian Defense Ministry.