FILE NAME: RUSSIA-IRKUTSK AVIATION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION IRKUTSK ENTERPRISE NAME: IRKUTSK AVIATION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION ALTERNATE NAMES: Irkutskoye aviatsionnoye PO; Irkutsk Aircraft Building Association ADDRESS: 664020, Irkutsk, Russia Irkutsk Aviation Production Association Telephone: (011-7-3952) 42-14-50; Telex: 231121 GROM; Fax: N/A; E-Mail: email@example.com GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Irkutsk Aviation Production Association, one of the oldest defense enterprises of the Transbaykal region, builds the Su-27 Flanker trainer. Since becoming a joint-stock firm it has aggressively sought to expand its civil and consumer product lines while maintaining some aircraft production. PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Aircraft; SIC Code: 3721; HS#: FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Aviation Industry APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: 14,072 Date: 1992 PRINCIPAL OFFICERS: Gennadiy Nikolayevich Gorbunov, Director Alexei I. Fedorov, Chief Engineer OWNERSHIP: Joint stock YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1932 MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Su-27 Flanker trainer CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Civil aircraft; hang-gliders; ferrous and non-ferrous metals casting and founding; sanitary engineering equipment; cut wood products; equipment for public catering enterprises; numerous types of consumer goods including sports, hunting and camping equipment and dishwashers. KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A CONVERSION PROJECTS: Irkutsk is the planned location for construction of the Be-200 turbofan seaplane. This aircraft, designed by the Beriyev Design Bureau in Taganrog, is configured for firefighting and crop dusting but could be converted to either a passenger or transport aircraft. It is a reduced-scale derivative of the military A-40 Albatross seaplane. HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: Irkutsk provides housing for its workforce and maintains numerous education and recreational facilities. OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Irkutsk is one of the partners in a CIS-Swiss joint venture known as Beta Air which is to manufacture and market the Be-200. Irkutsk is looking for other joint ventures which would expand its technical and management expertise.