Antonov will perform work on the assessment of the technical condition of the aircraft An-124-100 Ruslan to the Russian airline Volga-Dnepr. This is stated in the message of state-owned companies.
“To comply with its obligations under the interagency agreement with authorized ministries and departments of Ukraine, according to the letter-explanation of Goseksportkontrol of Ukraine on a contractual basis specialists of Antonov will perform work on the assessment of the technical condition of the aircraft An-124-100 Ruslan, OOO Airline Volga-Dnepr”, – said in the message.
In Antonov said that Volga-Dnepr is not included in the list of companies which according to the NSDC decision to apply sanctions.
“The aircraft has a Certificate of registration of the civil SS and can only be used in order to meet the needs of citizens and economy. Thus, Antonov as a developer of aviation technology operates in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine and international aviation rules”, – stated in the message.
SOE said that he is a developer of aviation technology and, accordingly, the holder of the type certificates of the aircraft, particularly transport aircraft An-124-100 Ruslan. That is why the increase of the resources of this aviation technology is a prerogative of the state enterprise Antonov.
“Failure to fulfill their duties to maintain civil aircraft An will result in a loss of developer licenses, permits air and loss of markets”, – noted in the company.
We will remind, earlier today the Russian newspaper Kommersant reported that Russia and Ukraine are ready to resume cooperation on the An-124-100.
In the Park of the Russian Volga-Dnepr Ruslan 12, which operates Charter freight services. But the holder of the type certificate of the aircraft developed in the Soviet Union, remains the state enterprise Antonov. By its terms the procedure for the renewal should be done every 4 thousand flight hours, although the assigned resource is much more – 50 thousand, 10 thousand flights and 45 calendar years.