Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov at a meeting of the government said that from today begun the development and creation of a new AN-178 aircraft and a new generation engine, reports UNN.
"Today the Design Bureau started work on a new transport aircraft An-178 aircraft engine and a new generation of AI-28. This technique is designed to significantly ahead of the competition, but she would be able to win the market only when it is set up advanced manufacturing base for mass production and is built global service-marketing system, "- said Mykola Azarov.
The Prime Minister stressed that if you look at the situation realistically, that Ukraine does not yet able to cope with this task. He noted that this is why there are now provisions of the Law of Ukraine on State Support Aircraft industry in Ukraine, according to which the enterprises of aviation activities receive benefits to pay the land tax are exempt from VAT and customs duties.