On April 13, 2018 leaders of Tucana Engineering, Ukraine (Tucana) and Regio Aviasi Industri (RAI) signed a Framework Agreement for a wide range of engineering services to be rendered to the OEM’s regional turboprop aircraft development program (R80 Regioprop). Tucana’s Director General Myroslav Krekota stated that this is an outstanding achievement of the Ukrainian engineering team to be selected as a technical partner of the mentioned aircraft program. He also said, that the challenge and responsibility is high, but working on a project with latest technologies is very professionally rewarding. Mr. Agung Nugroho, President Director of RAI expressed confidence that Tucana has substantial expertise in aircraft design and welcomed the company into the international development team aiming to jointly create an advanced and very much demanded airplane. 

The signing was witnessed by Professor Dr.-Ing Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, the 3rd Indonesian President and the Chairman of RAI, as well as by Professor Vladimir Kulchitsky, the Founder and Chairman of the Progresstech Group. The signing took place at the Wisma Habibie&Ainun in Munich, Germany, where both Chairmen discussed current trends of the aerospace industry.