Voronezh Aircraft Production Association
|Founded||Voronezh, Soviet Union (March 1, 1932 )|
Voronezh Oblast, Russian Federation
|General manager: Dmitry Prishvin|
|Revenue||RUB 12.5 billion (2014)|
Number of employees
|5,853 (June 2013)|
OJSC Voronezh aircraft production association or Voronezh Aircraft Plant (Voronezhskoye Aktsionernoye Samoletostroitelnoe Obshestvo abbreviated as VASO, Russian: ПАО «Воронежское акционерное самолётостроительное общество») is one of the largest aircraft production plants in Russia.
Founded in 1932 in Voronezh (as Voronezh Aviation Plant, branch registry number 18). In 2007, VASO became part of the state-owned United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). Notable planes built here are the An-148, Tu-28, Tu-144, Il-86, Il-96, Il-28, ANT-25, TB-3, IL-2, Tu-16 and others.
In July 2009, UAC said it will invest 5 billion rubles ($162 mln) in the modernization of VASO's facilities. According to UAC, VASO will build 5 An-148 passenger aircraft in 2009, 18 in 2010, 36 in 2011, and 50 planes would be made annually from 2013 onwards.
- JSC “Ilyushin Interstate Aircraft-Building Company” (30,0% of the shares)
- JSC “Ilyushin Aviation Complex” (27,1% of the shares)
- Private shareholders (42,9% of the shares)
- "Russia's UAC to invest $160 mln in An-148 manufacturer". RIA Novosti. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
- "JSC "Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Company"". United Aircraft Corporation. Retrieved 2009-07-28.