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
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
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
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
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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MOSCOW – Aeroflot wants to cancel its order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, unless Boeing guarantees the safety of the aircraft, said Vitalij Saveljev from Aeroflot, the national Russian airline. The new planes would be delivered to Aeroflot in November 2019. Aeroflot ordered the B737 MAX for Pobeda, a subsidiary of the Russian airline.