Aviation

The Boeing-Bombardier Feud: ‘Rich of US to Accuse Canada of Subsidizing’
The British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Canada on Monday, September 18, with the row between Boeing and Bombardier on her agenda. Sputnik spoke to an expert who said the dispute could "escalate." Boeing claims huge Canadian government subsidies allowed them to sell a new fleet of planes at substantially less tha [...]
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‘Greatest aviation disaster in history’ averted at last minute
The US Federal Aviation Authority is investigating why a passenger jet made a potentially disastrous landing approach towards a taxiway containing four other planes at San Francisco International Airport. Details are emerging about an apparent near-miss at San Francisco International Airport on Friday, in which a flight arriv [...]
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Speed for the Masses: Startup Raises $33M to Test Commercial Supersonic Aircraft
Boom Technology has raised $33 million to build and fly its first prototype. The company hopes to eventually build an aircraft that can travel from New York to London in three hours and fifteen minutes, less than half the time it would take on a conventional aircraft – and at a price that may surprise you! [...]
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Qatar Airways Plane Completes Longest Flight in History
Qatar Airways plane successfully landed in New Zealand’s Auckland after 16-hours-long non-stop flight, the airline said on Monday. According to media reports, the flight lasted 16 hours and 23 minutes, making it the longest commercial non-stop flight in history, with the plane crossing 14,535 kilometers (9,032 miles). [...]
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First-Rate MiG-35 Multirole Jetfighter to Join Russia’s Fleet
The MiG-35 multirole jetfighter fully meets the demands of modern-day aerial combat and will be a welcome addition to Russia’s fleet of light frontline fighters, the Russian Airspace Forces’ former deputy commander, Col. Gen. Nikolai Antoshkin told RIA. [...]
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Kerry Balks at Supplying MH-17 Data
The father of a young American killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014 says Secretary of State Kerry balks at turning over U.S. data that Kerry cited three days after the tragedy in eastern Ukraine, writes Robert Parry. Secretary of State John Kerry has rebuffed a request from the father of the only American citizen [...]
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Norwegian Accolade to Aeroflot: From ‘Soviet Junk’ to Aviation Star
A few decades ago, Russia's Aeroflot was notoriously considered to be among the world's worst airlines. Now it ranks among the world's best. The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten took a closer glance at the miraculous transformation. Today, Aeroflot's fleet consists mainly of new and modern Boeing and Airbus aircrafts, the aver [...]
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Russian MoD: Bellingcat’s Probe Into MH17 Crash Distorts Objective Facts
The so-called Bellingcat investigative journalist group’s publications on MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine distort objective facts and should not be taken seriously, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said Monday. [...]
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Washington refuses to reveal details of cooperation with Dutch investigators over MH-17
The US State Department declined to answer questions about what information Washington may have shared with the Dutch authorities in the MH-17 probe. Dutch parliamentarians have criticized the absence of evidence the US said it had about the incident. [...]
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Russian airports named best in Europe
Three Russian airports share first place in the best European airport rankings by Airport Service Quality (ASQ), ahead of London’s Heathrow, Vienna and Zurich. The award winners are Moscow’s Sheremetyevo, St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo and Sochi Airport in Adler. [...]
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Bullet the Blue Sky: Su-35S Named One of the World’s Deadliest Fighters
The deployment of Russia's super-maneuverable multirole Su-35S fighter jets in Syria immediately grabbed global headlines, which touted the warplane as "one of the world's most dangerous fighters." Russia's deployment of four state-of-the-art Su-35S fighter jets to Syria swiftly hit international headlines, [...]
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Dutch investigators say no sat images of MH17 crash exist, enquiry could last years
The chief Dutch prosecutor investigating the downing of flight MH17, in Ukraine in July 2014, has reportedly told victims’ families that experts hope to gather evidence on the type of missile and spot it was fired from “by the second half of the year.” [...]
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Moscow shared MH17 radar images, Dutch probe ignored evidence, Russia tells victims’ relatives
Moscow provided the Netherlands with radar and other data on the MH17 crash but it has all been ignored, a Russian aviation official said, responding to the relatives of Dutch victims who recently wrote to President Vladimir Putin. Oleg Storchevoy, the deputy head of Rosaviatsia, the agency representing Russia in the Malaysia [...]
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Mega Sale: Russian Cutting-Edge Fighter Jets Going Global
Many Middle Eastern countries have repeatedly expressed their desire to purchase large shipments of Russian T-90 tanks. If not a direct opposition from Washington, this machine possibly would have become indispensable in Arab East and in Iran. [...]
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Kerry Pressed for MH-17 Evidence
The father of a young American who died aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is pressing Secretary of State John Kerry to release evidence to support his early claims that the U.S. government possessed details about the launch of the missile that killed 298 people, reports Robert Parry. The father of Quinn Schansman, the only A [...]
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MH-17’s Unnecessary Mystery | U.S. government blamed Russia then went silent
Nearly 18 months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, one of the troubling mysteries is why the U.S. government – after rushing to blame Russia and ethnic Russian rebels – then went silent, effectively obstructing the investigation into 298 deaths, writes Robert Parry. As the whodunit mystery surr [...]
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Final MH17 crash report ‘unsubstantiated, inaccurate,’ new Russian probe says
Some of the key conclusions of the Dutch Safety Board’s final report on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash were ‘unsubstantiated and inaccurate,’ Russia’s aviation agency said in a letter to its counterpart in the Netherlands, citing new research. [...]
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