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Russia’s New Military Transport Plane Set to Make Its Maiden Flight in 2017

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The Ilyushin Il-112, Russia’s brand new light military transport plane, is slated to make its maiden flight in 2017, said Yury Borisov, a Russian Deputy Minister of Defense.

The aircraft’s mass production is expected to be launched in … Continue reading

Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland and UK Ministry of Defence sign latest Integrated Merlin Operational Support Contract

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AgustaWestland to continue to deliver cost savings and guaranteed levels of aircraft availability

  • Provides further five years of Integrated Operational Support for UK MoD’s AW101 Merlin fleet
  • Contract provides guaranteed levels of aircraft serviceability and availability
  • Co-located industry/MoD team to… Continue reading

Boeing passenger plane requests emergency landing in Russia

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(Reuters) – A Boeing 737 plane carrying 78 passengers plus crew has requested an emergency landing at the main airport in Russia’s second city of St. Petersburg, a Russian aviation source said on Wednesday.

The source said one engine… Continue reading

Bombardier Delivers first Learjet 75 Aircraft to be Operated Out of Poland

Bombardier Delivers first Learjet 75 Aircraft to be Operated Out of Poland


Bombardier, one of the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturers, announced that it has delivered its first Learjet 75 aircraft to an undisclosed customer based in Poland following certification by the authorities of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.

Learjet… Continue reading

GE Capital Aviation Services Delivers New Boeing 737-800 to Kenya Airways



GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Kenya Airways to expand the carrier’s fleet. The aircraft is part of GECAS’ existing order… Continue reading

Merkel to visit French plane crash site on Wednesday

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was going Wednesday to the French Alpine region where a German passenger plane crashed, killing all 150 people on board.

She said her foreign and transport ministers, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Alexander Dobrindt, were… Continue reading

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