February 09, 2001
Photo 2 of 4. After Air Foyle became the owner, the correctness of the auction was questioned in court again, but found to be in order. A team of skilled Antonov mechanics arrived to replace the engines and check and replace everything necessary for a safe ferry flight to Kiev for a major overhaul. The registration was changed from Russian to Ukrainian, and the Russian flag and Aeroflot titles were removed.