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  • Russia completes 'hot and high' testing with Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 in Ecuador


    <P>Russian authorities are hoping to improve the commercial potential of the Ilyushin Il-96 family after completing ‘hot and high’ tests with a Cuban-operated example of the type in Ecuador.</P> <P>The tests involved one of the Il-96-300s, registered CU-T1251, delivered to Cuban flag-carrier Cubana de Aviación towards the end of last year.</P> <P>More than ten flights were conducted by the aircraft between Havana and the high-altitude airports at Quito and Latacunga – located some 2,800m (9,190ft) above sea level.</P> <P>The aircraft (pictured on Russian television below at the VASO plant in Voronezh at its roll-out ceremony) was equipped with Perm PS-90A engines. Perm was among the participants in the test, along with representatives from Ilyushin design bureau, the Interstate Aviation Committee, and Russian certification authorities.</P> <P></P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14319" border=0></P> <P>Perm says


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  • Uncommanded roll on Cubana Il-96 forced return to Gatwick


    <p>UK investigators are looking into an uncontrolled roll involving a Cubana Ilyushin Il-96-300 outbound from London...


  • PICTURE: Cubana takes delivery of first Tu-204 freighter


    <P>Russia’s Aviastar production plant has formally delivered Cuban carrier Cubana’s first <A ...


  • Pictures: First Tupolev Tu-204 for Cubana prepared for delivery


    The first Tupolev Tu-204 for Cuba's Cubana is among several of the twinjet airliners being...


  • News Listings for Cubana

  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 22-29 September 2014

    News | 29 Sep 2014 08:56 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Air France sells another 747-400ERFhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-22-29-September-2014-404226/
  • Cubana to resume Costa Rica flights

    News | 26 Sep 2014 20:21 | Rainer Uphoff

    ​Cubana de Aviacion has confirmed plans to relaunch flights between Havana and San Jose in Costa Rica, which it abandoned six years ago.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cubana-to-resume-Costa-Rica-flights-404210/
  • Avianca ups Havana flights

    News | 25 Jul 2014 16:32 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Avianca has increased the frequency of flights between Bogota and Havana.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Avianca-ups-Havana-flights-402043/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 30 June - 7 July 2014

    News | 07 Jul 2014 10:30 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Novus Aviation sells 777 to Commerz Realhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-30-June-7-July-2014-401107/
  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 9-16 June 2014

    News | 16 Jun 2014 10:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Deucalion Capital acquires more narrowbodieshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-9-16-June-2014-400428/
  • Cubana receives first upgraded An-158

    News | 30 Apr 2014 16:24 | Tom Zaitsev

    Cuban national carrier Cubana has taken delivery of the first upgraded Antonov An-158 variant.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Cubana-receives-first-upgraded-An-158-398758/