State enterprise «Antonov» (Kiev) will ask the international aviation organizations about the removal of responsibility for the safety of Russian transport An-124-100 «Ruslan», in case the aeronautical authorities of the Russian Federation illegally, in violation of the rules, will decide on their withdrawal from supervision of the developer and the transfer of its functions to the Russian company, informs the press-service GP.
«In the case of output of civil planes An-124-100 «Ruslan» under the supervision of the Antonov company, the company will be forced to address the international aviation organization’s statement of withdrawal from the responsibility for ensuring the safe operation of these aircraft on international routes,» — said in a statement on Monday, the statement a press-services of GP in connection with the announced in the media the intention of the aviation authorities of the Russian Federation to outsource the developer of one of the Russian enterprises.
«Any attempt to transfer the functions of the organization responsible for the type design (aircraft — ed) to another entity in the presence of a functioning developer, constituted a flagrant violation of ICAO standards, aviation rules and regulations of the European Union, the USA, Ukraine and Russia» — reminiscent of GP, highlighting the use of Antonov aircraft must be performed in strict accordance with the requirements of international aviation law and developed by Antonov’s operational documentation.
The Antonov company officially States that did not pass and is not transferring its rights and obligations prescribed by international aviation standards, and continues to perform all responsibilities of the developer of the civil aircraft An-124-100 «Ruslan», — the statement reads.
Recently the Russian newspaper «Kommersant» citing its sources reported that the aviation authorities of the Russian Federation are considering the possibility to transfer responsibility for resource extension and to ensure the life cycle of the Russian 124-100 «Ruslan», JSC «Aviation complex. Ilyushin (Russian Federation).
As reported, since 2006, the air transport subdivision of Antonov company «Antonov Airlines» – one of the leading operators of heavy transport An-124-100 «Ruslan» with the capacity of 150 tons, is implementing a contract for the execution of strategic transportation in the framework of the NATO SALIS (Strategic Airlift Interim Solution) in the interests of 18 NATO and the EU In December 2014, the contract was extended until the end of 2016.
We will note, recently the state enterprise «Antonov» (Kiev, Ukraine) won in the Arbitration court of the Samara region court dispute with JSC «Aviacor-aviation plant» (Samara, Russia) in the case of payment of remuneration (royalty) for the use of the trademark in the manufacture and sale of aircraft.
«Antonov» will appeal to international organizations if the aviation authorities of the Russian Federation to withdraw Russian «Ruslan» under the supervision of the developer 02.08.2016