On September 8th, 2011, the Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant "AVIAKON" was visited by Mykola Azarov - the Prime Minister of Ukraine.


During the visit Mr.Azarov visited the workshops of the enterprise, familiarized with its production facilities, talked to the personnel. He pointed out, that helicopters production can be set up at AVIAKON.

While answering the journalists’ questions, the Prime-Minister of Ukraine said: “We expect that during a few years we will be able to create our own program for production of competitive aircraft. We have big global plans, too, and for your enterprise - to be not only an overhauling agency, but a helicopter manufacturer as well”.