First serial Antonov aircraft AN-2 produced in Ukraine in early 1946, only one year after WWII war, and for now number of aircrafts from this series is the biggest in aviation history.ANTONOV COMPANY wrote: On December 29, 2015, ANTONOV Company completed assembly of a fuselage for the second experimental AN−178 medium transport aircraft and aggregates of a fuselage for the first AN−132 demonstrator light transport aircraft. Ceremony of roll out of the AN−178 fuselage and AN−132 nose part was held in one of the ANTONOV’s assembly shops.
Agreement as for joint realization of the AN−132 programme was reached with KACST – King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). This aircraft can be most efficiently operated under conditions of Saudi Arabia and other countries of the region. Besides, Memorandums concerning interactions on promotion of the aircraft of various purposes of the AN−148, AN−158, AN−132 and AN−178 families were signed.
In 2015, AN−70 military STOL transport was adopted by Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In 2016, ANTONOV Company will celebrate two important events: 110th anniversary of Oleg Antonov’s birthday and 70th anniversary since the enterprise foundation. ANTONOV team addressed Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, with proposal to announce the year 2016 as the ANTONOV’s year in Ukraine.
An-2 on ukrainian coin, most helpfull aircraft in the world.
An-71 on logo of State Aviation Museum (Kyiv, Ukraine), was most impressive AWACS aircraft.
An-225 on ukrainian coin, its a biggest cargo aircraft in the world ever.
For now its one of the famouse passenger and cargo aircraft company in the world.