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VIDEO – BIRD STRIKES B737 COCKPIT WINDOW IN MIDAIR

B737 Hits Bird of Prey

RUSSIA – Remarkable footage emerged last week from Russia, showing a bird of prey smashing into a cockpit window of a Boeing 737, resulting in one of the pilots – who was recording the landscape – dropping his phone. Bird strikes regularly occur during commercial flights all over the world. Sometimes they crash into the

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VIDEO – SUKHOI TEST PILOT PUSHES RUSSIA’S SU-57 FIFTH GEN FIGHTER JET TO THE LIMIT AT MAKS 2019

Su-57 impressive demo with a lot of vapor at MAKS 2019 II - Photo: Jerry Taha

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – The 2019 edition of the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon was again one to remember! Awesome demos with great pilots showing their amazing skills in older 4th Gen fighter jets, but also in the latest 5th Gen fighter jet: the high tech Sukhoi Su-57 with its stealth capabilities like

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SUKHOI SUPERJET 100 PERFORMS INCREDIBLE SHORT LANDING AT MAKS 2019 IN RUSSIA

Sukhoi Superjet 100 Extreme Short Landing at MAKS 2019 - Image: JERRY TAHA

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – Last weekend’s MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon 2019 showcased the best of the best from Russia’s civil and military aviation and aircraft from a few other countries, and FLYHIGH.NEWS was there! All the thousands of spectators could enjoy watching a lot of incredible maneuvers and a lot of show

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PUTIN SHOWS ERDOGAN SECRET COCKPIT OF RUSSIA’S BRAND NEW SU-57 5TH GEN FIGHTER AT MAKS 2019

MOSCOW – Earlier this week President Erdogan from Turkey was invited by President Putin of Russia to see Russia’s Su-57 fifth generation fighter at the 2019 MAKS International Aviation and Space Airshow at Moscow’s Zhukhovsky Airport on August 27, 2019. Erdogan is looking for a replacement for the F-35 Lightning II, after the U.S. excluded

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RUSSIAN AF IL-76s BATTLE TO CONTAIN THE BLAZES OF WILDFIRES IN SIBERIA

Russian IL-76s battle to contain the blazes in Siberia

SIBERIA, RUSSIA – Wildfires in Siberia are common. But this summer unusually hot weather, dry thunderstorms and strong winds have combined to spark an emergency. More than 2.5 million hectares of forest are on fire throughout several regions in Siberia. A state of emergency has been declared in the five hardest-hit regions of Siberia. Last

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THIRD IRKUT MC-21 PROTOTYPE MAKES FIRST FLIGHT

Irkut MC-21

IRKUTSK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – The 3rd prototype of the Irkut MC-21 flew for the first time on Saturday. The Russian airliner completed a 90 minute test flight from Irkut Airport in Russia. This is the 1st MC-21 that is equipped with a passenger cabin. During the test flight, the MC-21-300 reached a maximum height of

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