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New air taxi in Odessa for flights around Ukraine


This week in Odessa took place a presentation of the new service of the company Softex Invest, based in the Odessa Aviation Plant. A new air taxi, a four-seater light aircraft V-24-I, which will be used for private passenger transportation between major cities of Ukraine.


The representative of the Odessa Regional State Administration Boris Voloshenkov noted that this presentation was one of the stages to promote a competitive high-tech service both in the domestic and foreign market, as well as to create a national infrastructure in the market segment of transportation and maintenance services for business aviation.

We are glad that it was Odessa that was chosen for the presentation, for the first flights, in order to start as usual, starting from the spring of next year, flights on such planes and helicopters. According to the organizers, several cities will be included in this project: from Kyiv, the direction will be to Kharkov, Lvov, Dnipro and Odessa. But the first flight demonstration and aircraft presentation takes place in Odessa. This is very good news, because investors believed in Ukraine and raised funds for production, an airplane was produced, which we will see in the sky today.

Boris Voloshenkov, First Deputy Chairman of the Odessa Regional State Administration

The V-24-I was a little over 7 meters long. Designed for one pilot and three passengers. Equipped with two 100 hp ROTAX 912 S2 petrol engines. each. The maximum flight speed is 352 km / h. Cruising speed is 250 km / h. The maximum flight range is 1500 km.