Ukraine

Antonov to design indigenous heavy strike drone for Ukraine

Antonov met with the Ukrainian government to discuss the development of a domestic heavy strategic strike and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle...


China, Ukraine in row over An-225 Mriya engine maker Motor Sich

Beijing expressed concerns after Ukrainian President Zelensky blocked China’s Skyrizon’s plan to acquire Motor Sich, which makes Antonov’s An-225 Mriya engines....


Spaceport, airliner, Putin’s plane: past ideas for second An-225 Mriya

Antonov An-225 Mriya, the world's largest cargo plane, has an unfinished sister with a surprisingly long and twisted story....


Ukraine to ban Russian and Syrian airlines that operate in Crimea

The government of Ukraine approved a draft resolution to ban 13 Russian airlines and a Syrian airline, as they fly to Crimea.  ...


Antonov wins first governmental order in 29 years

Antonov receives its first governmental order for three AN-178 military aircraft in 29 years.   ...


Ukraine avoids banning UK air traffic, relies on visa regime

Ukraine would not close borders to the United Kingdom arguing that the visa regime already helps to control passenger traffic.  ...


An-178 takes off: Ukraine to make first Antonov order ever

The Ukrainian government plans to place a much-anticipated order for three new Antonov An-178 planes, the country’s ministry of strategic industries announced....


Antonov AN-26 military plane crashes in Ukraine, at least 22 dead

An Antonov AN-26 aircraft crashed in the Kharkov region of Ukraine in the late hours of September 25, 2020. At least 22 people died, the latest report showed....


Iran and Ukraine to reopen talks over PS752 crash compensations

The back-and-forth negotiations between Ukraine and Iran continue regarding the compensation of relatives of the victims that were killed in the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 by the Iranian military. Both sides expressed their readiness to hold the second round of talks....


Excessive speeding: Ukrainian jet smashes road sign [Video]

A road sign, informing drivers about the maximum allowed speed of 90 kilometres per hour, was struck by Ukrainian Air Force Su-27 Flanker fighter jet. The sign remained lodged into the aircraft’s air intake, while the fighter aborted the landing and returned to an airport....