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  • An-24 crew tried to divert before river ditching


    Preliminary investigation into the fatal Angara Airlines Antonov An-24 ditching in the River Ob has determined that the crew initially intended to divert...


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  • An-24 crew tried to divert before river ditching

    News | 19 Jul 2011 10:06 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Preliminary investigation into the fatal Angara Airlines Antonov An-24 ditching in the River Ob has determined that the crew initially intended to divert...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/An-24-crew-tried-to-divert-before-river-ditching-359640/
  • VIDEO: Angara An-24 ditches after engine fire

    News | 11 Jul 2011 09:22 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    At least five occupants of a Russian-operated Antonov An-24 have been killed after it ditched on water during a domestic flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Angara-An-24-ditches-after-engine-fire-359321/
  • Russia and Israel co-operate on nanosatellites

    News | 08 Jun 2011 15:00 | Arie Egozi

    Two Israeli companies and a Russian university have joined forces to develop nanosatellite technology.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-and-Israel-co-operate-on-nanosatellites-357624/
  • Moscovia signs preliminary deal for Tu-204s/An-148s

    News | 04 Sep 2007 23:00

    <P><SPAN>Moscow-based airline Moscovia has emerged as a single largest customer for the Tupolev Tu-204 and Antonov An-148 aircraft with a combined preliminary commitment for 24 jets. </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>The carrier, which was renamed from Gromov Air last year, is set to acquire nine passenger and six cargo Tu-204s as well as nine An-148s from lessor Ilyushin Finance. </SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>The state arms trading agency Rosoboronexport owns 51% of the company with the rest held by the Gromov Flight Research Institute. Cash-rich Rosoboronexport is expected to provide financial backing for the aircraft acquisition deemed essential for Moscovia’s development plans.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>Under the letter of intent, all deliveries are due between 2008 and 2010. Ilyushin Finance says a contract for the first batch, comprising three passenger and three freighter models of the Tu-204, should be signed before the year end.<SPAN>&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN></SPAN></P> <P><SPAN>Moscovia general manager Mhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Moscovia-signs-preliminary-deal-for-Tu-204sAn-148s-216533/
  • Wombling free

    News | 31 Mar 2003 23:00

    <p>Northrop Grumman has appointed Thurston Eric Womble as vice-president of programmes. OK, so what positions will Great Uncle Bulgaria, Orinoco, Tomsk, Tobermory and Wellington occupy? And what will this mean for the future of Northrop Grumman's Wimbledon operations?</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Wombling-free-163713/
  • Sibir takes over Siberian carriers

    News | 10 Apr 2000 23:00

    <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/