ANTONOV Company will begin works on renewal of Libyan Ruslan
Meeting with representatives of Libyan Blue Bird Co. authorized by Libyan government to renew operation of AN-124-100 Ruslan (side No. 5A-DKL) was held at ANTONOV Company. This airplane has been staying at ANTONOV Company since 2011. Representatives of Libyan Embassy in Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Libya took part in the meeting.
Cooperation on restore and keeping of this airplane airworthiness, its modernization as well as extension of service lives in accordance with the concluded contracts became the main subjects of the negotiations. Following the reached agreements the proper works will be performed by ANTONOV’s specialists. After the negotiations members of the Libyan delegation surveyed the aircraft. The parties confirmed their readiness to cooperate in direction of the Ruslan renew.