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After Iran; an aircraft model that really could fly

The emergence of Iran’s new “stealth fighter”, the Qaher 313, has got us all talking about ludicrous designs and crazy performance claims, so how about this as a follow-on? One of our Moscow-based correspondents sent us news of a reported gaffe by the republic of Tatarstan, which published an image of Russia’s developmental Altius UAV […]

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Why is Russia’s new supersonic biz-jet concept painted camouflage?

Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) — think NASA’s Langley Research Centre — is working on a new supersonic business jet. (See here for Russian-language news release issued earlier today.) Sukhoi and Tupolev of course have been working on this idea for decades, of course, but this one will be a little different. It’s supposed to […]

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