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Komsomolsk-on-Amur will start producing Baikal aircraft

25.10.2021 191 просмотров

The authorities of the region intend to launch their production from 2024, the plant will be built in the Dzemgi region, next to the assembly shop for Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft.


The production of light multi-purpose aircraft "Baikal" is planned in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk Territory. The new plant will be built in the priority development area (TOR) Komsomolsk, the press service of the region's government reported on Monday.

“It is planned to place the production of the latest Baikal light multi-purpose aircraft in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The new plant will appear in the Dzemga area, near the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft assembly shop. To do this, it is planned to expand the boundaries of the preferential zone of the Komsomolsk ASEZ by creating a new Amur site, the report says.

Launch of mass production of LMS- 901 "Baikal" is planned to start in 2024. The project will be implemented as part of a long-term plan for the socio-economic development of Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The project will create more than 200 new jobs.

“Proximity to the largest aviation enterprises will allow us to solve the issues of connection to the necessary transport and utility infrastructure. It is possible to connect to the taxiway of the airfield of the Dzemgi airfield. It is also necessary to develop a plan for withdrawing the territory from the flood zone,” the press service quoted the head of the regional Ministry of Industry and Trade Igor Fomin.

The Russian light multi-purpose single-engine aircraft Baikal will replace obsolete An-2 aircraft . Compared to its predecessor, it will have smaller dimensions, higher speed and range.

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