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OJSC Voronezh aircraft production association
or Voronezh Aircraft Plant
(Voronezhskoye Aktsionernoye Samoletostroitelnoe Obshestvo
abbreviated as VASO
, ) is one of the largest aircraft production plants in Russia
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Founded in 1932
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Voronezh is a city in southwestern Russia, the administrative center of Voronezh Oblast. It is located on both sides of the Voronezh River, away from where it flows into the Don. It is an operating center of the Southeastern Railway , as well as the center of the Don Highway...
(as Voronezh Aviation Plant, branch registry number 18). In 2007, VASO became part of the state-owned United Aircraft Corporation
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Notable planes built here are the Antonov An-148
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, Tupolev Tu-144
The Tupolev Tu-144 was a Soviet supersonic transport aircraft and remains one of only two SSTs to enter commercial service, the other being the Concorde...
, Ilyushin Il-86
The Ilyushin Il-86 is a medium-range wide-body jet airliner. It was the USSR's first wide-body and the world's second four-engined wide-body...
, Ilyushin Il-96
The Ilyushin Il-96 is a four-engined long-haul widebody airliner designed by Ilyushin in the Soviet Union and manufactured by the Voronezh Aircraft Production Association in Voronezh, Russia...
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.
Shareholders of VASO (JSC):
- 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)