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  • Pictures: Ilyushin Il-76 cargo aircraft destroyed in airport fire


    <P>Pictures of an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo aircraft burning on the ramp at an unidentified African airport have emerged on the internet. </P> <P>The images, posted on the <A href="http://www.flyafrica.info/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=15">FlyAfrica&nbsp;discussion forum</A>, suggest that the aircraft is <A href="http://www.airliners.net/open.file/1177799/L/">painted&nbsp;in the colours of Russian operator Dobrolet</A>.</P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 334px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17623" border=0></P> <P>One former Dobrolet aircraft is operated by Aban Air of Iran, according to Flight’s ACAS database, although it is unclear whether this was the aircraft involved in the fire. </P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 334px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17624" border=0></P> <P>A contributor to the discussion forum suggests that the incident happened on 10 May at Pointe-Noire in Congo, and began in a 4x4 vehicle being loaded onto the aircraft for


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  • IN FOCUS: AHRLAC: South Africa's first aircraft since apartheid could be platform for revitalised aero industry, says Paramount


    South Africa's largest private defence company has high hopes for the AHRLAC - the nation's first aircraft since the...


  • Cargo Boeing 737 crashes, burns in DRC


    <p>News services are reporting that a Boeing 737 aircraft crashed and burned at 0600h local time this morning near...


  • Fuel debts said to ground several Cameroon Airlines aircraft


    <P>African carrier Cameroon Airlines insists that it is still conducting flights although three of its aircraft are...


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  • IN FOCUS: AHRLAC: South Africa's first aircraft since apartheid could be platform for revitalised aero industry, says Paramount

    News | 10 Sep 2012 06:00 | Murdo Morrison

    South Africa's largest private defence company has high hopes for the AHRLAC - the nation's first aircraft since the Rooivalkhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-AHRLAC-South-Africas-first-aircraft-since-apartheid-could-be-platform-for-revitalised-aero-industry-says-Paramount-376146/
  • SAA launches services to Abidjan and Brazzaville

    News | 26 Jun 2012 11:09

    South African Airways (SAA) will extend its Johannesburg-Accra flights to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast on 17 August, operating the service twice weekly. It...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-launches-services-to-Abidjan-and-Brazzaville-373404/
  • AB25: Ethiopian Airlines chief executive Girma Wake

    News | 22 Nov 2010 06:43

    Despite the fact that a great number of African States succeeded to become independent and to create their own national airlines in the early 1960s, African airlines have faced numerous challenges in formulating and maintaining a safe, efficient air traffic system, mainly due to the inability of African governments to make strategic investments to support the industry writes retiring Ehtiopian Airlines chief executive Girma Wakehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AB25-Ethiopian-Airlines-chief-executive-Girma-Wake-349848/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Face the facts with AgustaWestland's Giuseppe Orsi

    News | 20 Jul 2010 10:30 | Luca Peruzzi

    Giuseppe Orsi, chief executive of AgustaWestland, explains how the Finmecannica-owned helicopter manufacturer has reacted to the downturn, its production plans following the acquisition of Poland's PZL Swidnik, and its strategies in the US and emerging marketshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Face-the-facts-with-AgustaWestlands-Giuseppe-Orsi-344518/
  • Cargo Boeing 737 crashes, burns in DRC

    News | 29 Apr 2009 20:28 | John Croft

    <p>News services are reporting that a Boeing 737 aircraft crashed and burned at 0600h local time this morning near Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cargo-Boeing-737-crashes-burns-in-DRC-325850/
  • Kenya Airways weathers storm

    News | 24 Apr 2008 08:00 | Graham Dunn

    Kenya's flag carrier focuses on further growing its intra-Africa network as traffic falls in its troubled home market The evolution of Kenya Airways...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenya-Airways-weathers-storm-223141/