Ukraine starts the sale of the available military transport aircraft Il-76TD (MD). As the press-service “Ukroboronproma”, “Ukrainian aviation transport company” intends to put up for auction three Il-76 aircraft.
according to the report, three military transport Il-76TD are put up for sale, for a long time “chained” to the ground. The company declares, that aircraft data recovery would be too expensive, therefore, transporters will be offered as sources of spare parts, attractions or for restaurants.
(…) these planes last climbed into the sky more 10 years ago, therefore, their restoration will require significant resources. In the same time, these are quite valuable objects, who can get “second life” not even for the intended purpose - for example, turn into a restaurant / attraction, or become a resource base. All, what the imagination of the new owners is enough for
– the company said.
Total for bidding, which will pass in two weeks, the following aircraft are on display: Il-76TD, registration number UR-UCC, board room 78775, year of issue 1988, Il-76TD, registration number UR-UCE, b / n 76398, year of issue 1988, Il-76MD, registration number UR-UCS, board room 76444, year of issue 1986.
The planes are currently based in Boryspil.