Ulyanovsk region will abandon the project of production of the aircraft with Canada
Ulyanovsk region will abandon the project of issue together with Canada aircraft DHC-6 Twin Otter, who could become the first large-scale production of aircraft for small aircraft in Russia, said Last news the Governor of the region Sergey Morozov.
"The region in General may waive this project (build aircraft DHC-6 Twin Otter). At least we're in the area this decision was made. There is a great desire among our European and Russian partners to come to the special economic zone. The land that we were preparing for this Venture, in the near future we will give, " said Morozov.
He said that at the stop of the project was affected by the penalties regarding Russia. The Governor added that currently suspended once one project with the canadian company Bombardier to create Q400 aircraft.
"Canadian partners have suspended the implementation of this project. They do not give up, but not showing any activity, " He said.
Enterprise manufacturing aircraft DHC-6 Twin Otter had to be accommodated within the port special economic zone near Ulyanovsk. A proper contract was signed with the authorized region. Aviakorporatsiya "knight" together with the canadian company Viking were obliged to undertake the establishment of a small capacity aircraft. Start of production was planned for late 2014.
Canadian regional Aircraft DHC-6 Twin Otter was designed in 1964 and upgraded in 2010. The aircraft is ideal for hard to reach places. It was planned that the Aircraft is collected under the left, to purchase Company " Rosneft ". The capacity of the aircraft Twin Otter with 19 seats. List Price is 6-7 million.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In July, the U.S. has expanded its own List.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news