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Saudi Arabia is interested in manufacturing of ANTONOV airplanes.

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World Air Force News - Antonov - Saudi Arabia
 
 
Saudi Arabia is interested in manufacturing of ANTONOV airplanes.
 
On October 4, 2013 within the visit to Ukraine His Highness, Prince Turki bin Saud Mohammed A. Al-Saud, Vice President for Research Institutes, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, visited ANTONOV Company and declared intention to
     
On October 4, 2013 within the visit to Ukraine His Highness, Prince Turki bin Saud Mohammed A. Al-Saud, Vice President for Research Institutes, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, visited ANTONOV Company and declared intention to
Antonov An-124 (photo credit: Antonov)
     

Dmytro Kiva, President and General Designer of ANTONOV Company, conducted a large presentation of the modern and perspective programs of ANTONOV, represented possibilities of the Company in directions of development, testing and production of the aircraft.

In particular, His Highness visited ANTONOV flight test base, laboratories of strength, aerodynamic tests, simulators room and assembly shops of ANTONOV serial plant. He familiarized in details with the newest technologies used in the Company including those in a sphere of composite materials and digital technologies of the aircraft design.

During conducted negotiations the Parties discussed possible directions of cooperation in aviation branch. His Highness noted that Saudi Arabia is interested in launch of joint serial production of ANTONOV airplanes in that country.