Defence Ministry to buy UAH 250 million worth of Kharkov aircrafts
This year, Ukraine’s Defence Ministry plans to buy UAH 250 million worth of planes manufactured at the Kharkov Aircraft Factory. The Kharkov 2014 Regional Programme for Economic and Social Development specifies the state order on An-140 and HAZ-30 aircrafts for the needs of the Ministry of Defence.
In addition, the Kharkov State Aircraft Manufacturing Company expects UAH 184.4 million from the state budget to pay off the interest on its bonds issued according to the order of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 476 dated 22.04.2009.
New light aircraft HAZ-30 was presented on August 15 last year at the «Korotych» airport near Kharkov. HAZ-30 is intended for initial training of pilots from flying clubs, flying schools of military and civil aviation, as well as for individual flights. The aircraft is equipped with the Austrian Rotax-912 ULS engine and a three-bladed propeller. Maximum speed — 200 km/h, take-off run — 100 m, landing roll — 100 m.