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  • Soyuz to go west in 2010


    Next year sees Russia's most successful rocket launch from the Americas, but competition may emerge in the Far East


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  • Soyuz to go west in 2010


    Next year sees Russia's most successful rocket launch from the Americas, but competition may emerge in the Far East


  • Corrosion issue grounds one-third of Russian air force MiG-29 fleet


    A third of the Russian air force's RSK MiG-29 fighters have been rendered non-flightworthy, due to corrosion found...


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  • Crew among those injured in An-24 overrun

    News | 08 Aug 2011 11:53 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Both pilots of an Antonov An-24RV are among 12 injured after the aircraft overran the runway on landing at Blagoveshchensk in Russia.</p><p>The aircraft...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Crew-among-those-injured-in-An-24-overrun-360466/
  • Soyuz to go west in 2010

    News | 30 Nov 2009 16:40 | Rob Coppinger

    Next year sees Russia's most successful rocket launch from the Americas, but competition may emerge in the Far Easthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Soyuz-to-go-west-in-2010-335601/
  • Corrosion issue grounds one-third of Russian air force MiG-29 fleet

    News | 19 Mar 2009 10:00

    A third of the Russian air force's RSK MiG-29 fighters have been rendered non-flightworthy, due to corrosion found during ongoing safety inspections ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Corrosion-issue-grounds-one-third-of-Russian-air-force-MiG-29-fleet-324017/
  • Bridging the gulf

    News | 24 Jul 2001 00:00

    <p>PAUL DUFFY / TEHRAN AND MOSCOW</p> <p>A symbiotic relationship has developed between Russia and Iran which is offering clear benefits to both</p> <p>Long isolated by US Government sanctions, Iran has emerged as a key market for the sale and lease of Russian aircraft. The Aeroplane Alliance, formed by a group of Russian aviation businessmen, has brought together eight leading Russian airlines, two overhaul facilities, a training centre and aircraft designers to ensure that an operation which centres on some Russian Tupolev Tu-154Ms and a smaller number of Yakovlev Yak-42s effectively answers Iran's airliner fleet requirements. </p> <p>The Russians, in turn, will benefit by resolving a long-standing international problem of their own. Neither the sale nor lease of Russian aircraft has been easy on the world market, due mainly to a perception that the aircraft bring with them poor support in terms of maintenance and spare parts. High operating costs and a lack of internationally-rechttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bridging-the-gulf-133749/
  • CIS members plan joint exercise

    News | 05 Jun 2001 00:00

    <p>The air defence forces of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Tajikistan are to hold joint exercises this month and in early August. </p> <p>The manoeuvres will include test firings of the Grushin S-200V(SA-5 Gammon) and Almaz S-300 (SA-10 Grumble) surface-to-air missiles, says Lt Gen Yuri Bondarev, Russian deputy air force commander in charge of the Commonwealth of Independent States unified air defence system. </p> <p>Exercise Combat Commonwealth 2001 will be held between 18 and 22 June, during which six S-200V live firings will take place at the Telemba testing ground in the Chita region of south-east Russia. </p> <p>A second stage in the exercises will take place from 1 to 3 August when two Belarussian S-300 battalions and three Russian Baltic fleet battalions will conduct live firings. </p> <p>Further joint training is planned for late August at the Ashuluk testing ground in Russia's Astrakhan region and the Sary-Shagan test range in Kazakhstan. </p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CIS-members-plan-joint-exercise-130877/
  • Sibir takes over Siberian carriers

    News | 11 Apr 2000 00:00

    <p>Paul Duffy/MOSCOW</p> <p><img src='../Assets/GetAsset.aspx?ItemID=4152' /></p> <p>Sibir, Russia's fastest-growing airline, is expanding again through the effective takeover of more Siberian carriers. It aims to formalise an alliance with a major European airline by the middle of this year. </p> <p>Vladislav Filiov, Sibir's general director, is continuing his strategy of linking airlines into a partnership under the Sibir name, usually in return for taking on their debts. </p> <p>Novokuznetsk's local carrier joined the group in December, with Siani, a joint venture between Chita Avia and Baikal, being taken over last month, adding the cities of Chita, Irkutsk and Bratsk. Earlier deals mean Sibir already operates from Barnaul, Tomsk and Kemerovo, as well as from its Novosibirsk base, serving more than 30 destinations. </p> <p>A hub is also being established at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport (where Sibir once contemplated a deal with the carrier of the same name), while an alliance withhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sibir-takes-over-Siberian-carriers-64440/