General Director of Kharkov state aircraft manufacturing company (KSAMC) Alexander Krivokon considers it appropriate to use part of the premises of the enterprise.

“We have a plant (khgapp – if) has a very large area, lots of shops, and it’s not loaded. Today, the plant consists of four branches – the separate plants, which are included in its structure. We have to understand that I definitely need to try to load all of these industries. Aviation products we do not upload never in my life,” said A. Krivokon at a press conference in Kharkiv on Thursday.

He, particularly, noted that on the territory of KSAMC in Kharkov working manufacture of plastic Windows and Chuguevsky branch of the enterprise “Thor” reached a preliminary agreement with General Electric Aviation (USA) to establish a regional center for maintenance and repair of turboprop engines Walter all modifications.

A . Krivokon also did not rule out that in the territory of KSAMC can be placed the plants, located temporarily not controlled by Ukrainian authorities of the territory of Donbass.

“A lot of factories were on the other side. This is a coal-mining plants, which today can be here to translate and release this products. Today, there are new products to be released. We see opportunities and are in talks today – cars on the drive. Many projects that are now under development”, – said A. Krivokon.

However, he stressed that KSAMC refuses to work on the profile (aircraft) direction.

“I see today is a different business. The first business the repair of aircraft or, as we say, service. A second business – a training centre for navigators, etc. Third edition aircraft. The fourth edition of spare parts. Fifth business renovation (aircraft – Interfax)”, – said General Director of KSAMC.

According to him, the leadership of the concern “Ukroboronprom” has no objection to this approach of the management of KSAMC.

“Ukroboronprom” only for the fact that the plant worked. How are we going to load is my problem, the factory Director and management, which is the plant”, – said A. Krivokon.

As reported, in mid-June 2015, the government of Ukraine passed KSAMC and SE “Plant 410 of civil aviation” of the SJC “Antonov” in the state concern “Ukroboronprom”.

According to the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 393 of 15 June, integral property complexes of KSAMC and SE “Plant 410 GA” is passed from the control of the Ministry of economic development and trade in the management of “Ukroboronprom”.

KSAMC and SE “Plant 410 GA” together with Antonov company in 2008 by decision of the government was part of the SJC “Antonov”. The government resolution of March 31, Antonov was transferred to the “Ukroboronprom”.

In February 2017, the General Director of the enterprise was Alexander, Krivokon. In 2005-2006, A. Krivokon was Director of the Kharkov tractor plant. He also at different positions on Pivdenmash and SE “Zavod im.Malysheva”.

KSAMC is a serial manufacturer of multi-purpose An-74, as well as short-range An-140.