Please start with this story for background. Now discount that the source somewhat as it is RT, a Russian State news source, that has an axe to grind with anything Ukrainian. While one is entitled to one’s own opinion, one is not entitled one’s own...
[UPDATE – Antonov will support Russia’s AN-124 fleet] News from both Ukraine and Russia indicate the two countries are possibly going to start talking about the AN-124. Both sides need to do this because the AN-124 is a product of the Soviet era. The...
In November 2015, the final C-17 left Long Beach. The plant was closed and with it, big aircraft manufacturing in California. There were ten white tail C-17s built. Nine of these were then ordered, leaving one which was stored in San Antonio. The final C-17 has now...
Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines announced that their An-124-100 freighter joint venture, Ruslan International, is ending on December 31, 2016. The two companies created the joint venture in 2006 to jointly market their combined An-124 fleets, with the aim...
Please start here. It appears that Russia is trying to bring control of the AN-124 under Russian control. The problem with this move is that the AN-124 is made by Antonov which is a Ukrainian company. As is well known, Russia and Ukraine are no longer as tight as...
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