Voronezh Aircraft Production Association

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Voronezh aircraft production association
Public
Industry Aircraft
Founded Voronezh, Soviet Union (March 1, 1932; 85 years ago (1932-03-01))
Headquarters Voronezh,
Voronezh Oblast
, Russian Federation
Key people
General manager: Dmitry Prishvin
Products Airplanes
Revenue Increase RUB 12.5 billion (2014)[1]
Number of employees
5,853 (June 2013)
Parent Ilyushin (UAC)
Website vaso.ru

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.

Overview[edit]

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.[2]

Ownership structure[edit]

  • 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)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/2608444
  2. ^ "Russia's UAC to invest $160 mln in An-148 manufacturer". RIA Novosti. 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  3. ^ "JSC "Voronezh Aircraft Manufacturing Company"". United Aircraft Corporation. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 

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