Chernoye, Russia An-2 Works
Reconditioning of An-2’s
By Micheal Prophet
Micheal S. Prophet visited the An-2 Works at Chernoye in Russia in August 2008 and spotted several ENSA An-2’s.
Moscow Aviation Repair Plant Rosto (MARZ) Chernoye
Moscow Aviation-repair plant ROSTO, JSC performs the overhaul of Mi-2 helicopters of all modifications, AN-2 airplanes of all modifications, ASh-62IR engines, VR-2 main gearboxes. They offer planes AN-2 and helicopters MI-2 for sale.
Moscow aviation-repair plant ROSTO, JSC is leading enterprise on overhaul and service of aviation technics of small aircraft. According to the statistics data, 90% of Mi-2 helicopters and 70% of An-2 planes maintained in Russia, have been overhauled at their plant.
The plant history begins in 1939 when on the basis of Reutov aeroclub have been created Moscow regional aviation-repair shops ОСОАВИАХИМ. By the end of 1940 Moscow aviation-repair shops overhauled 5 Polikarpov Po-2 planes in a month.
MARZ Airlines performs following flight operations:
· Air photography;
· Powerlines, gaslines air patrol;
· Forest air patrol;
· Agricultural aviation services;
· Search and rescue aviation services;
· Cargo and passenger operations.
Antonov AN-2 plane
· Line Maintenance : ВС, ОС, ОВ, КВС, ПР, ПП
· Periodic Maintenance : Ф1, Ф2, Ф4, Ф8
· Maintenance of storage
Seasonal and Special Maintenance
In April 01, 2009, Moscow Aviation-Repair Plant ROSTO (MARZ ROSTO, JSC) has made contract on delivery of planes AN-2 for agriculture use for Republic of Cuba.
It is second contract in the last two years. The contract provides delivery of planes AN-2 for agriculture use within 2009 year. As a result of cooperation of MARZ ROSTO and Corporation of Civil Aviation of Cuba, park of planes An-2 has been updated almost for 30 percent.
Last delivery of AN-2 airplanes for Cuba has been made in 1987 before disintegration of the USSR. The new contract is an original anniversary of relations between Russia and Cuba.
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