ANTONOV Serial Plant / Branch of ANTONOV Company
“ANTONOV” serial plant, a subsidiary of “ANTONOV” Company (till 2009 it was named “AVIANT” Kiev Aviation Plant) was founded in 1920. During its many years history the plant has built about 7 thousands of airplanes and repaired dozens of thousands. Its bigger part is connected with production of ANTONOV airplanes. Kiev Aviation Plant produced 6000 airplanes of this brand. Among them were: the AN-2 light multipurpose biplane, the AN-24 regional passenger airplane, the AN-26 and the AN-32 transports, the AN-30 for aerial photography and the AN-124 “Ruslan” the unique leader of the market of air transportations of oversized and non-standard cargoes. These machines are operated in many countries of the world. The Plant had also produced pilot batches of AN- 8, the first in the USSR specialized military-transport and AN-72 multipurpose airplane.
“ANTONOV” serial plant possesses considerable manufacturing areas, has a set of a special and universal equipment for production of aircraft details, accessories and tools, a system of preparation of serial production. Availability of all practically kinds of production necessary for manufacture and testing of the aircraft of different classes and purposes in full cycle is a peculiarity of the enterprise.
Today the Plant continues building of the AN-32 light transport airplanes, the AN-70 military transport, the AN-148-100 regional jet of a new generation, is going to launch production of the AN-158 99-seater. Simultaneously the Plant not only masters production of new airplanes but performs their technical reequipment, masters new kinds of science-consuming production.