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No survivors found in Sukhoi crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday morning spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi super-jet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around ... Read more...

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Missing aircraft found in Indonesia


May 10th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers have spotted the wreckage of the Sukhoi super-jet 100, which had gone missing with over 50 people on board, on the slope of a mountain ... Read more...

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Pakistan may buy new Sukhoi superjets


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pakistan's Air Indus airline has shown interest in buying eight Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes, the Russian manufacturer said Wednesday."The client is interested in purchasing eight ... Read more...

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HAL prepares to manufacture Rafale combat jet in India


February 13th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is getting ready to progressively manufacture the Dassault Rafale combat jet that has apparently been chosen by the Indian ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet conducts first passenger flight


April 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armenian airline Armavia Thursday completed the first passenger flight of Russia's newest commercial plane, the Sukhoi Superjet 100.The plane, which was carrying 90 passengers, landed ... Read more...

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Kaveri engine to be installed in 2018


September 16th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian-built engine for the country's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) may be ready for installation in 2018, a senior official of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) ... Read more...

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Sukhoi Superjet 100 completes static tests programme


September 15th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian experts have completed static capacity tests on the Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft, necessary for the implementation of SSJ 100 certification programme, the company said Wednesday. Specialists ... Read more...

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Farnborough air show sees deals worth $47 bn


July 24th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Deals signed during the Farnborough International Air Show near London account for a total of $47 billion, the organisers said Saturday. "To see over $47 billion worth of ... Read more...

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Sukhoi, Indonesian airline sign $951 mn deal for 30 Superjet-100s


July 19th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and Indonesia's regional carrier Kartika Airlines Monday inked a $951 million contract for the delivery of 30 Sukhoi Superjet-100s. The aircraft will be shipped ... Read more...

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Sukhoi superjet engines have flaws: Report


July 6th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Engines for Russia's new Superjet-100 airliner have failed to receive certification as they have several significant flaws, a business daily said Tuesday. The Superjet-100 project is a family ... Read more...

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DRDO working hard to develop UAV to meet forces requirement: Antony


December 14th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is taking up the development Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ... Read more...

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President inducts high-tech VVIP jets in Indian Air Force


April 1st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has inducted the new state-of-the-art VVIP jets into the Indian Air Force before going on board its maiden flight to Assam and Arunachal ... Read more...

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CFM International to set up training centre in Hyderabad


February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Aircraft engine manufacturer CFM International will set up a maintenance training centre here to support all its customers in the South Asian region, it was announced Wednesday. Known ... Read more...

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Thales awaits IAF nod for Mirage-2000 upgrade


February 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Even as it supports a French bid for an Indian Air Force tender for 126 combat jets, European aerospace major Thales is awaiting the IAF's final nod ... Read more...

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Indian combat jet with indigenous engine further delayed


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) may have to wait for over a decade to fly a home-grown combat jet powered by an indigenous engine as its full development ... Read more...

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Russia plans to sell SuperJet-100 airliners to India


September 30th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has said that it had started talks with Indian firms on the delivery of SuperJet-100 passenger airliners and other civil aircraft ... Read more...

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Russia’s Sukhoi to cooperate with China


May 23rd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Beijing, May 23 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Sukhoi aircraft manufacturer is ready to cooperate with China in civilian aircraft development projects, the company said Friday. "China has shown an interest in the ... Read more...

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Superjet 100 cleared for maiden flight in May


April 26th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, April 26 (RIA Novosti) The first Sukhoi Superjet 100 medium-haul passenger airliner has completed ground tests and been cleared for its maiden flight, the manufacturer's press service said. Sukhoi Friday ... Read more...

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