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RUSSIAN SUPERJET WINS CONTRACT FOR U.N. AIR TRAVEL SERVICES

U.N. signs contract for Sukhoi Superjet 100

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – According to Rosaviatsiya (Russia’s federal air transport agency), the Sukhoi Superjet 100 – a Russian made passenger aircraft – was selected by the United Nations to be used for the orginization’s peacekeeping missions. Last month the U.N. signed a contract with the Russian aircraft manufacturer, Reuters reports. The Superjet’s short turbulent history

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AEROFLOT RECEIVES FIRST A350 WITH NEW LIVERY

Aeroflot receives first A350 with new livery

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900. Aeroflot is the launch operator of the new generation wide-body passenger aircraft in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The airline received its first A350 featuring a new livery. Aeroflot has ordered a total of 22 A350-900

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55 YEARS AFTER THE WORLD’S LARGEST TURBOPROP AN-22 MADE ITS FIRST FLIGHT

55 years after the Antonov AN-22's first flight

KYIV, UKRAINE – Today, 55 years ago – on February 27, 1965 – the Antonov AN-22 Antei performed its maiden flight. The aircraft was welcomed with a water salute at Kyiv-Antonov Airport to celebrate its 55th anniversary. The AN-22 was the first widebody transport aircraft in the world and the biggest transport aircraft at that

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RUSSIAN TU-160M STRATEGIC BOMBER MADE ITS FIRST FLIGHT

Russian Tu-160M strategic bomber made its First Flight

KAZAN, RUSSIA – The Russian Ministry of Defense has published a video of the first flight on February 2 of the Russian Tupolev Tu-160M Blackjack – an upgraded variant of the Tu-160 strategic bomber. The aircraft took off from the Kazan Aviation Plant and returned safely after a short and successful first flight, Pravda Report

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VIDEO – RUSSIAN SU-57 PERFORMS A PERFECT ‘PEDAL TURN’ AT MAKS 2019

Su-57 performing a perfect Pedal Turn at MAKS 2019

ZHUKOVSKY, RUSSIA – The 2019 edition of the MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon was again one to remember! Like the awesome demo of the brand new high tech Sukhoi Su-57 Felon, with stealth capabilities like its adversaries from the west, the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II. Watch in this video from

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