Aviakor

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Aviakor
Native name
Авиако́р
Public joint-stock company
Founded 1941
Headquarters Samara, Russia
Key people
Alexey Viktorovich Gusev
(CEO)
Alexandr Valerievich Filatov
(Chairman)
Products
Parent Russian Machines
Subsidiaries
  • International Aircraft project-140
  • CJSC "Aviacor-Service"
Website www.aviacor.ru

OJSC Aviakor (Russian: Авиако́р) is an aviation plant located in Samara, Russia. It is part of the Russian Machines holding under control of the financial industrial group Basic Element owned by Oleg Deripaska. Aviakor constructs, repairs, maintenances, and supplies spare parts for passenger aircraft the Antonov An-140 and Tupolev Tu-154. Launch of An-140 serial production on Aviakor reinforced the creation of the "International Aircraft project-140"(Russian: Международный авиационный проект-140) in collaboration with Kharkiv State Aircraft Manufacturing Company (KSAMC). The joint enterprise was founded on 15 September 2003 upon mutual agreement of Konstantin Titov, Governor of Samara region, and Pavel Naumenko, General Director of KSAMC[1]

The company owns Bezymyanka Airport.

History[edit]

Before The Great Patriotic War Aircraft Plant № 18 was founded and worked in the city of Voronezh since March 1932. Since the same year the Voronezh Aircraft Plant № 18 was producing 11 types of aircraft. Since 1939 it was producing the Il-2, and to the beginning of the Great Patriotic War in 1941 produced about 1,510 planes of that type.[2] In USSR Kuibyshev Aviation Plant (№18) was one of the five largest plants in the aviation industry. For more than half a century the plant produced Tupolev, Antonov and Ilyushin-designed aircraft. During The Great Patriotic War the factory produced 15,099 Ilyushin Il-2s.[3]

Owners and management[edit]

With the creation of United Aircraft Corporation, Aviakor, according to estimate of Sergei Likharev (CEO of Aviakor), is only one of the plants producing passenger aircraft was not included in its structure.[4] Negotiations on joining the plant to JSC United Aircraft Corporation are conducted since 2008.[5] In summer 2010, Irkut Corporation, part of the United Aircraft Corporation, has bought 10% stake in Aviakor. However, as of August 2011, did not happen any further increasing the share or entering the representatives of Irkut to the Board of Directors.[6]

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