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Visiting the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Plant

May 13, 2019, Kazan

During his visit to Tatarstan, Vladimir Putin visited the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Plant. The President familiarised himself with the latest aircraft models and spoke briefly with the employees.

The President was shown, among other things, the modernised Tu-160, Tu-95MS, and Tu-22 aircraft. Vladimir Putin also stepped aboard a Mi-38T helicopter designed for the Airborne Troops. A Tu-214 was presented to the President inside a special hangar.

During his visit to the plant, the President spoke briefly with its employees.

The Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Plant is a branch of the Tupolev public joint-stock company. The plant manufactures the latest generation strategic bomber Tu-160 and the Tu-214 specialised planes for the Defence Ministry. It also maintains the Long-Range Aviation fleet.

May 13, 2019, Kazan