02 Juni 2014
An-148 aircraft, originally built for Myanmar Air Force (photo : Russianplanes)
Voronezh Aircraft unification finally managed to find a buyer for the company hung two An-148 aircraft, originally built for the Air Force of Myanmar. The contract for delivery of two aircraft was signed in 2009, the first plane was flight tested back in 2010 (temporary registration 61707, serial number 41-01), second (61708, 41-02) crashed on March 5, 2011 during a test flight.
Agreement was terminated only six months later - in November 2011. In this regard, the VACO replace the lost side was completed machine 61712, c / n 41-09. Since cars are built with an English-speaking cab to find a buyer among domestic airlines for a long time was not possible. Only 19 of May this year, according to materials disclosure deal was struck between the KLA and VASO the delivery of three An-148-100s, including two built for Myanmar and one aircraft of new construction - the machine's serial number 43-06 . The cost of the agreement amounts to 4,315 billion rubles. Delivery of the first An-148 is defined December this year, the second - to the end of the 1st quarter of the future, the final will be delivered before the end of 2015.
Final recipient aviation aircraft will be the Federal Security Bureau, the contract for three aircraft was concluded with a jab at the end of April (previously about it in LJ). In the course of the tender documentation were made changes and additions , confirming the conversion of aircraft s / n 41-01 and 41-09 for the FSC. It was also removed the requirement that the supply of new, unexposed repair and recovery of aircraft.
With toit noted that the price of the contract between the KLA and VASO only 1% less than the state contract price (4.359 billion rubles.) is substantially less than the traditional "fee" UAC for similar schemes purchases - so at last year's state contract for the first An-148 FSB difference was 4%.