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The helicopter of the United Nations in Sudan was brought down

The helicopter of the United Nations in Sudan was brought down

Preliminary investigation showed that the helicopter of mission of the United Nations with the Russian pilots onboard which was wrecked in the Southern Sudan, was brought down, tells to Gazeta.R referring to Associated Press.

Information on a course of investigation was extended by mission of the United Nations in the Southern Sudan. According to experts, technical expertize will allow to define precisely a source of fire which brought down the helicopter.

Earlier it became known that three Continue reading

China presented the competitor to the Russian plane MS-21

China presented the competitor to the Russian plane MS-21

The medium-haul Comac C919 liner first developed and constructed in the People’s Republic of China is urged to press Airbus and Boeing production, but is most dangerous to Irkut corporation.

A320 and B737 reductions are perfectly familiar to air passengers of the whole world. But in a couple of years, most likely, quite habitual can become and C919. So the medium-range civil aircraft first completely designed and constructed in China is designated. Its solemn presentation (a vykatka from shop Continue reading

More than hundred new helicopters received the Air Force of Russia in 2013

More than hundred new helicopters received the Air Force of Russia in 2013

The aviation park of the Russian Military and air forces in 2013 was filled up by more than 100 new helicopters, including – 14 fighting Alligator Ka-52 helicopters, the commander-in-chief of the Air Force lieutenant general Victor Bondarev reported.

«This year we receive hundred with superfluous helicopters», – the general told during Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company visit (enters into holding «Helicopters of Russia»). In particular, according to the commander-in-chief, the Progress plant Continue reading

In the next two days for tourists from the Russian Federation 93 flights

In the next two days for tourists from the Russian Federation 93 flights

In the next two days for tourists from the Russian Federation 93 flights will take off for Egypt, Maiya Lomidze reported the executive director of association of tour operators. It also reminded that speech about emergency evacuation does not go, tourists are taken out in a planned order according to the tickets acquired earlier, broadcasts "RIA Novosti news agency".

On November 6 Russia suspended an aircraft service with Egypt before clarification of the reasons of a plane crash on Continue reading

In Tuva 10 helicopters and planes conduct searches of the missing Mi-8

In Tuva 10 helicopters and planes conduct searches of the missing Mi-8

In Tuva operation on search of the missing the Mi-8 helicopter proceeds on October 10, 10 aircrafts participate in it. Let’s remind that the day before with approach of night it was necessary to interrupt searches, they were renewed with a dawn.

The group of the rescuers participating in searches of the Mi-8 helicopter, considerably increased. As reports «The first channel», all in search of the helicopter 10 aircrafts participate. At present they checked already 9 thousand square kilometers Continue reading

The USA noticed in Syria four Russian helicopters

The USA noticed in Syria four Russian helicopters

The United States found some Russian helicopters in airfield in Syria. About it reports Reuters referring to sources in Washington.

As declared one of sources, in airfield at least four helicopters, including fighting were fixed. When the Russian helicopters arrived to Syria, it is not known. Models of helicopters are not called.

On September 14 Reuters reported about a transfer of the Russian artillery and seven T-90 tanks on airfield in the Syrian province Latakia. The ambassador of Syria Continue reading

In Argentina helicopters faced. 10 people

were lost In Argentina helicopters faced. 10 people

In Argentina two helicopters with passengers therefore at least 10 people were lost broke, reports Associated Press.

According to the secretary on safety issues of the province of La-Riokh, Cesar Angulo, incident occurred in the afternoon on Monday, March 9, near Vilya-Kastelyi, about 1170 km to the northwest from Buenos Aires.

According to Angulo, there was an explosion. According to preliminary data, helicopters faced during flight.

According to the La Nation newspaper, onboard Continue reading

Belarus will start to let out helicopters

Belarus will start to let out helicopters

New updating of the helicopter which was developed in the Soviet Union, was presented to prime minister Mikhail Myasnikovich who is today with a working trip in Vitebsk area.

Vladimir Troitsky noted that the enterprise has two investors – the largest Ukrainian producer of aircraft engines of "Motor Sich" and the Belarusian enterprise "Systems of investments and innovations". "The sense of privatization of plant consisted in inhaling in the enterprise new life, to master Continue reading

Iraq received the next party of shock helicopters from the Russian Federation

Iraq received the next party of shock helicopters from the Russian Federation

The Ministry of Defence of Iraq declared on July 2 receiving from Russia the next party of shock helicopters in number of 4 units within the contract signed between the countries.

As it is declared, the put helicopters will be a part of army aircraft and will expand possibilities on counteraction to fighters.

Military department of Iraq did not call type of the received helicopters. Before the Russian Federation several parties already delivered to Baghdad shock Mi-28NE helicopters "Night Continue reading

Lockheed Martin redeems the producer of Sikorsky helicopters

Lockheed Martin redeems the producer of Sikorsky helicopters

The producer of arms of Lockheed Martin largest in the USA agreed with United Technologies corporation about purchase of the producer of planes, helicopters and other Sikorsky Aircraft aircraft for more than 8 billion dollars, Reuters transfers.

It will be, as expected, the largest transaction in the world market of the weapon since 2012 when United Technologies bought the producer of the Goodrich aviacomponents more than for 16 billion dollars, reminds Bloomberg agency.

After purchase of Sikorsky, Continue reading